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lengthy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lengthy 
  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"  [syn:  {drawn-out}, 
  {extended},  {prolonged},  {protracted}] 




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