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Synonyms for lengthy
ˈlɛŋk θi, ˈlɛŋ-, ˈlɛn-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drawn-out, extended, lengthy, prolonged, protracted(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"

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

    Antonyms:
    short

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

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. lengthy(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lengthy(a)

    Synonyms:
    long, prolix, protracted, verbose

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How to use lengthy in a sentence?

  1. David Rothery:

    Even a lengthy sustained ash eruption would be very unlikely to produce enough ash to spread across the tropical zone.

  2. Carl DeHaven:

    Three Little Words In our lives there often are times that can be summed up briefly. Many lengthy discussions could be narrowed down to a few words. It could be good to be short and to the point...at times. We all come across those that give explanations, followed by a story of why this or that occurred. They need to justify their actions...and go on and on. Turmoil between people is mostly lengthy, repeated words stated louder and louder. Several 3 word statements; chosen to suit the situation are available..."wanta get away", "I don't care", "wanta stay", "I am listening", "wanta kiss", "I love you", "want forgiveness", I am sorry". Three words can go a long way. Know Yer Loved, CWD

  3. Anuj Somany:

    He who can say SORRY often for others’ mistake and feels no shame to be in Slavery is fit to marry to spend long time with his wife in the personal life & on the professional front could have a lengthy journey in a private sector company.

  4. Jay Stanley:

    Even government scientists are now confirming that this surveillance technology is flawed and biased, one false match can lead to missed flights, lengthy interrogations, watchlist placements, tense police encounters, false arrests, or worse.

  5. Michael Avenatti:

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


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