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Synonyms for lengthy
ˈlɛŋk θi, ˈlɛŋ-, ˈlɛn-length·y

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lengthy

    Synonyms:
    diffuse, long, prolix, tedious, verbose, wordy

    Antonyms:
    brief, compact, compendious, concise, condensed, laconic, neat, pithy, sententious, short, succinct, terse

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lengthy

    Synonyms:
    diffuse, prolix, tedious, long-drawn, verbose

    Antonyms:
    concise, compendious, curt, short, brief, laconic, compact, condensed, succinct

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drawn-out, extended, lengthy, prolonged, protractedadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    lengthened, prolonged, extensive, elongated, extended, protracted, drawn-out

    Antonyms:
    short

Editors Contribution

  1. wordy

    rarely used word for verbose, expressed in too many words.

    he made his point with a taughty piece of literature.

    Submitted by rinat on June 1, 2017  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lengthyadjective

    Synonyms:
    long, lengthened, prolonged, prolix, not short, not brief

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lengthyadjective

    Synonyms:
    long, prolix, protracted, verbose

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How to use lengthy in a sentence?

  1. Michael Avenatti:

    We had a very open, honest and frank discussion that I found to be extremely productive. It was lengthy. It was frank.

  2. Jane Fonda:

    Last month, Jane Fonda opened up about spending the night in jail in a lengthy interview with The Hollywood Reporter. The most disturbing part of it was seeing the people in jail and realizing that this country doesnt choose to put enough resources into social safety nets and mental health services because so many of the people are there because of poverty and racism and mental health issues.

  3. Christoph Wilcke:

    There are no lengthy trials, iSIS is quick on the trigger. The risks these people take to speak out are enormous.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    One who enjoys own luxurious lifestyle by being idle but bumptiously loves to preach others about the importance of hard work through lengthy, empty speech publicly, is the most ideal person to be in politics.

  5. Pippa Mills:

    Formal identification processes will take place as well as the examinations to establish the causes of their deaths, this process is likely to be a lengthy one but it is crucial and Essex Police are working with her majesty's coroner to ensure the dignity of the victims and the respect for their loved ones is at the forefront of Essex Police investigation.

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