lengthy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From length +‎ -y.

Adjective[edit]

lengthy (comparative lengthier, superlative lengthiest)

  1. Having length; long and overextended, especially in time rather than dimension.
    a lengthy text
    a lengthy discussion
    a laborious and lengthy process
    She died last night after a lengthy illness.
    They received lengthy prison terms.

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