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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"

Wiktionary

  1. prolonged(Adjective)

    lengthy in duration; extended; protracted.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prolonged

    of Prolong

How to pronounce prolonged?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of prolonged in a Sentence

  1. Simone de Beauvoir:

    Retirement may be looked upon either as a prolonged holiday or as a rejection, a being thrown on to the scrap-heap.

  2. Though Gross:

    Grief is a normal response to bereavement, and everyone has their own timetable and style of grieving. You will always miss the person who died and will always experience the pain of loss. However, that pain does not have to become suffering, pain accompanies grief, and if Though Gross contract against Though Gross pain, it becomes suffering. That's when grief is unhealthy, and that's when Though Gross can get caught in PGD, prolonged grief.

  3. Astrid Coyne-Jensen:

    Mainly we had flu-like infections, sore throats, fevers, unlike in the summer when we were treating blisters and foot injuries. People are mainly seeking immediate help to relieve symptoms as they are in a hurry, they rarely stop for a prolonged intervention.

  4. Prime Minister Scott Morrison:

    As this is a very prolonged fire season, this is putting additional demands on our firefighters, it means that the turn-outs and the call-outs have been far more extensive than in previous years, going well and beyond and above what is normally expected of those who are engaged in volunteer service.

  5. Colleen Kraft:

    Toxic stress is prolonged exposure to hormones such as cortisol, epinephrine, norepinephrine -- fight or flight hormones -- and then inflammatory hormones, in a very young child, that disrupts brain development.

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