longevity

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin longaevitās, from longaevus (ancient, aged) +‎ -itās

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  • IPA(key): /lɒŋˈdʒɛ.vɪ.ti/, /lɒnˈdʒɛ.vɪ.ti/ invalid IPA characters (//)

Noun[edit]

longevity (countable and uncountable, plural longevities)

  1. The quality of being long-lasting, especially of life
    Grandfather had incredible longevity: he lived to be 105 years old!

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