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Lengthy definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LENGTH'Y, a. Being long or moderately long; not short; not brief; applied mostly to moral subjects, as to discourses, writings, arguments, proceedings, etc.; as a lengthy sermon; a lengthy dissertation; a lengthy detail.
Lengthy period.
No ministerial act in France, in matters of judicial cognizance, is done without a process verbal, in which the facts are stated amidst a great deal of lengthy formality, with a degree of minuteness, highly profitable to the verbalizing officers and to the revenue.
P. S. Murray has sent or will send a double copy of the Bride and Giaour; in the last one, some lengthy additions; pray accept them, according to old customs.
Chalmers' Political Annals, in treating of South Carolina - is by no means as lengthy as Mr. Hewitt's History.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: 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" [syn: drawn-out, extended, lengthy, prolonged, protracted]

Merriam Webster's

adjective (lengthier; -est) Date: 1689 1. protracted excessively ; overlong 2. extended, long lengthily adverb lengthiness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (lengthier, lengthiest) 1 of unusual length. 2 (of speech, writing, style, a speaker, etc.) tedious, prolix. Derivatives: lengthily adv. lengthiness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Lengthy Length"y (-[y^]), a. [Compar. Lengthier (-[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Lengthiest.] Having length; rather long or too long; prolix; not brief; -- said chiefly of discourses, writings, and the like. ``Lengthy periods.'' --Washington. ``Some lengthy additions.'' --Byron. ``These would be details too lengthy.'' --Jefferson. ``To cut short lengthy explanations.'' --Trench.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(lengthier, lengthiest) 1. You use lengthy to describe an event or process which lasts for a long time. ...a lengthy meeting. ...the lengthy process of filling out passport application forms. ADJ: usu ADJ n 2. A lengthy report, article, book, or document contains a lot of speech, writing, or other material. ...a lengthy report from the Council of Ministers... ADJ: usu ADJ n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Long, lengthened, prolonged, prolix, protracted.

Moby Thesaurus

a mile long, boring, colossal, de longue haleine, dragging, drawn-out, dull, elongate, elongated, endless, extended, extensive, far-flung, far-reaching, fargoing, filled out, gangling, gangly, garrulous, giant, gigantic, interminable, lank, lanky, leggy, long, long-drawn-out, long-legged, long-spun, long-winded, longiloquent, longish, longsome, loquacious, no end of, overlong, padded, prolix, prolonged, protracted, rangy, sesquipedal, sesquipedalian, spun-out, statuesque, talkative, tall, tedious, unrelenting, verbose, windy, without end, wordy




 


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