Lengthiness Length"i*ness, n. The state or quality of being lengthy; prolixity. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • lengthiness — noun The property of being lengthy, longness. The lengthiness of his talk bored most of his audience nearly to sleep …   Wiktionary

  • lengthiness — noun see lengthy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lengthiness — See lengthily. * * * …   Universalium

  • lengthiness — length·i·ness || leŋθɪnɪs n. quality of being very long; tediousness (often of speech or writing) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lengthiness — length·i·ness …   English syllables

  • lengthiness — noun 1. the consequence of being lengthened in duration • Syn: ↑prolongation, ↑continuation, ↑protraction • Derivationally related forms: ↑protract (for: ↑protraction), ↑continue …   Useful english dictionary

  • prolongation — noun 1. the act of prolonging something (Freq. 1) there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks • Syn: ↑protraction, ↑perpetuation, ↑lengthening • Derivationally related forms: ↑perpetuate ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • length — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Linear measure Nouns 1. length, lengthiness, longitude, span, extent, stretch, distance, dimension, footage, yardage, mileage. See measurement, space. 2. (line measure) line, bar, stripe, string, row,… …   English dictionary for students

  • lengthy — adjective (lengthier; est) Date: 1689 1. protracted excessively ; overlong 2. extended, long • lengthily adverb • lengthiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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