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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

But when you're deprived of it for a lengthy period then you value human companionship. But you have to survive and so you devise all kinds of mental exercises and it's amazing.
Wole Soyinka

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

We can begin to become more diligent and concerned at home by telling the people we love that we love them. Such expressions do not need to be flowery or lengthy. We simply should sincerely and frequently express love.
David A. Bednar
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Lengthy Translations

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