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- Having length; long and overextended, especially in time rather than dimension.
- 2011 July 19, Ella Davies, “Sticks insects survive one million years without sex”, in BBC:
- They traced the ancient lineages of two species to reveal the insects' lengthy history of asexual reproduction.
- a lengthy text
- a lengthy discussion
- a laborious and lengthy process
- She died last night after a lengthy illness.
- They received lengthy prison terms.
- Speaking or writing at length; long-winded.
- 1863, John Cumming, Driftwood, seaweed and fallen leaves, volume 1, page 92:
- If, in addition to being a lengthy preacher, he had also been a Rev. Mr. Mumbles or a Rev. Dr. Drone, the penance thus endured by his people would have been intolerably severe.
long of time
long in physical distance