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Definition of Lengthy

Lengthy

  1. Having length; rather long or too long; prolix; not brief; -- said chiefly of discourses, writings, and the like.

Lengthy Quotations

The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past. - Andre Maurois
The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.
Andre Maurois

Kind 'Guardian' readers have been forwarding me round robin Christmas newsletters for years now: lengthy missives full of perfect children, exotic holidays, talented pets and endless, tedious detail. The notes that accompanied them revealed they had inspired in the original recipients everything from mild irritation to absolute rage.
Simon Hoggart

Whatever universe a professor believes in must at any rate be a universe that lends itself to lengthy discourse. A universe definable in two sentences is something for which the professorial intellect has no use. No faith in anything of that cheap kind!
William James

After lengthy consideration, my views have evolved sufficiently to support marriage equality legislation. This position doesn't require any religious denomination to alter any of its tenets; it simply forbids government from discrimination regarding who can marry whom.
Tim Johnson

The notes I have made are not a diary in the ordinary sense, but partly lengthy records of my spiritual experiences, and partly poems in prose.
Edvard Munch
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Lengthy Translations

lengthy in French is filandreux
lengthy in German is langatmig, sehr lang