What does prolonged mean?

Definitions for prolonged

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word prolonged.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drawn-out, extended, lengthy, prolonged, protracted(adj)

    relatively long in duration; tediously protracted

    "a drawn-out argument"; "an extended discussion"; "a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law"; "a prolonged and bitter struggle"; "protracted negotiations"

  2. elongated, extended, lengthened, prolonged(adj)

    drawn out or made longer spatially

    "Picasso's elongated Don Quixote"; "lengthened skirts are fashionable this year"; "the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"; "a prolonged black line across the page"


  1. prolonged(Adjective)

    lengthy in duration; extended; protracted.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prolonged

    of Prolong


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prolonged in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prolonged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steve Maraboli:

    A victim mentality is a prolonged form of suicide."

  2. Mario Draghi:

    We won't tolerate prolonged deviations from price stability.

  3. Andrew Schneider:

    People are simply incapable of prolonged, sustained goodness.

  4. John Wagner:

    The net gain was that you didn't have those very prolonged periods of recovery.

  5. Alcir Freitas:

    Esteves is a key manager at BTG and a prolonged absence could be credit negative for the bank.

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