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lengthy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of lengthy

  1. 1 of great extent from end to end she used a lengthy piece of rope to tie her dog to a tree Synonyms of lengthy elongate (or elongated), extended, king-size (or king-sized), longWords Related to lengthy extensive, far-reaching, longish, outstretched; oblong, rectangular; big, biggish, considerable, hefty, hulking, jumbo, large, largish, overscale (or overscaled), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, superNear Antonyms of lengthy abbreviated, abridged, curtailed, diminished, shortened; bitty, diminutive, little, miniature, minute, puny, small, smallish, teeny, tiny, undersized (also undersize), weeAntonyms of lengthy brief, curt, short, shortish

  2. 2 lasting for a considerable time the store manager gives new associates a lengthy sermon on the evils of shoplifting Synonyms of lengthy extended, far, great, long, long-drawn-out (or long-drawn), long-lived, long-termWords Related to lengthy aeonian (or aeonic), endless, everlasting, interminable, persistent; longish, overlong, prolonged, protracted; permanent; all-day, all-night; multiday, multiyearNear Antonyms of lengthy abrupt, sudden; abbreviated, condensed, curtailed, shortened; ephemeral, fleeting, momentary, transient, transitory; impermanent; short-rangeAntonyms of lengthy brief, little, mini, short, shortish, short-lived, short-term


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