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Definitions for longevity
lɒnˈdʒɛv ɪ ti, lɔn-longevi·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. longevity, length of servicenoun

    duration of service

    "her longevity as a star"; "had unusual longevity in the company"

  2. longevity, senioritynoun

    the property of being long-lived

Wiktionary

  1. longevitynoun

    The quality of being long-lasting, especially of life

    Grandfather had incredible longevity uE00025641uE001 he lived to be 105 years old!

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Longevitynoun

    Length of life.

    Etymology: longævus, Latin.

    That those are countries suitable to the nature of man, and convenient to live in, appears from the longevity of the natives. John Ray, on Creation.

    The instances of longevity are chiefly amongst the abstemious. John Arbuthnot, on Aliments.

Wikipedia

  1. Longevity

    The word "longevity" is sometimes used as a synonym for "life expectancy" in demography. However, the term longevity is sometimes meant to refer only to especially long-lived members of a population, whereas life expectancy is always defined statistically as the average number of years remaining at a given age. For example, a population's life expectancy at birth is the same as the average age at death for all people born in the same year (in the case of cohorts). Longevity is best thought of as a term for general audiences meaning 'typical length of life' and specific statistical definitions should be clarified when necessary. Reflections on longevity have usually gone beyond acknowledging the brevity of human life and have included thinking about methods to extend life. Longevity has been a topic not only for the scientific community but also for writers of travel, science fiction, and utopian novels. There are many difficulties in authenticating the longest human life span ever by modern verification standards, owing to inaccurate or incomplete birth statistics. Fiction, legend, and folklore have proposed or claimed life spans in the past or future vastly longer than those verified by modern standards, and longevity narratives and unverified longevity claims frequently speak of their existence in the present. A life annuity is a form of longevity insurance.

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  1. longevity

    Longevity refers to a long duration of individual life or lasting a long time. It is often used in the context of living organisms, particularly humans, indicating the average or maximum lifespan. It can also refer to the durability or lifespan of an inanimate object. The state of being long-lived is another definition of longevity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Longevitynoun

    long duration of life; length of life

  2. Etymology: [L. longaevitas. See Longevous.]

Wikidata

  1. Longevity

    The word "longevity" is sometimes used as a synonym for "life expectancy" in demography - however, the term "longevity" is sometimes meant to refer only to especially long lived members of a population, whereas "life expectancy" is always defined statistically as the average number of years remaining at a given age. For example, a population's life expectancy at birth is the same as the average age at death for all people born in the same year. Longevity is best thought of as a term for general audiences meaning 'typical length of life' and specific statistical definitions should be clarified when necessary. Reflections on longevity have usually gone beyond acknowledging the brevity of human life and have included thinking about methods to extend life. Longevity has been a topic not only for the scientific community but also for writers of travel, science fiction, and utopian novels. There are many difficulties in authenticating the longest human life span ever by modern verification standards, owing to inaccurate or incomplete birth statistics. Fiction, legend, and folklore have proposed or claimed life spans in the past or future vastly longer than those verified by modern standards, and longevity narratives and unverified longevity claims frequently speak of their existence in the present.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Longevity

    The normal length of time of an organism's life.

Editors Contribution

  1. Longevity

    As we grow older, the beauty steals inward.


    Submitted by anonymous on December 30, 2019  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of longevity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of longevity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of longevity in a Sentence

  1. Robert Sinners:

    I was advised by attorneys that this was necessary in order to preserve the pending legal challenge's longevity, following the former President's refusal to accept the results of the election and allow a peaceful transition of power, my views on this matter have changed significantly from where they were on December 13.

  2. Paul Dergarabedian:

    It's amazing when you look at the longevity of this brand, the viability of it, and the unfettered enthusiasm pretty much everyone has for Pixar, finding Dory.

  3. Scott Dixon:

    I do n’t think you can ever really put a time scale on it or an age or anything like that, i think we’ve seen the longevity, not just in our sport but across sports in general, there’s so many different ways, whether it’s the mental game or training or anything like that.

  4. Ami Copeland:

    Chasten Buttigieg's in a position to almost fund Chasten Buttigieg campaign to the end if Chasten Buttigieg needs to, chasten Buttigieg's bought Chasten Buttigieg longevity.

  5. David McLain:

    I tried to be very precise, looking at the data, to find exactly what people in the blue zones ate, the five pillars of every longevity diet, including the blue zone, are whole grains, vegetables in season, tubers, nuts and beans. In fact, I argue the cornerstone of a longevity diet is beans.

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