lengthiness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lengthiness the consequence of being lengthened in duration
    • n lengthiness amount or degree or range to which something extends "the wire has an extension of 50 feet"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lengthiness The state or quality of being lengthy; prolixity.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lengthiness The quality of being lengthy; prolixity.
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Usage

In literature:

The work of mining this gold is very lengthy and somewhat curious.
"The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 39, August 5, 1897" by Various
Next day we had divisional exercise, which is usually a lengthy affair.
"The Amateur Army" by Patrick MacGill
The remaining staircases will not require very lengthy or elaborate descriptions.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 5. (of 7): Persia" by George Rawlinson
Through all this lengthy feasting the bands of music alternated with each other.
"In Indian Mexico (1908)" by Frederick Starr
Never is his patience exhausted by their lengthy visits.
"The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself" by De Witt C. Peters
Guess I could love a woman if she wouldn't laugh at me for bein' so dog-goned lengthy.
"Sundown Slim" by Henry Hubert Knibbs
The letter or message upon which he was engaged was not a lengthy one, but it took a long time to compose.
"In Clive's Command" by Herbert Strang
At any rate, he made no lengthy stay in Rome.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2" by John Addington Symonds
After some lengthy incantations she bade him look well and tell her what he saw.
"Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine" by Lewis Spence
It is a lengthy poem, and a long preface, with a harmonious title-page.
"Life of Lord Byron, Vol. III" by Thomas Moore
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In poetry:

Who hold peace meetings, where they pass
Lengthy resolves of wind and gas,
Much like the bray of Balaam's ass?
The Copperheads.
"The Copperheads" by Anonymous Americas
I SAT alone at my window,
While the pattering raindrops brought
Along with their music upon the roof,
A lengthy train of thought.
"Retrospect" by Josephine Delphine Henderson Heard
O Russia! Dear wife! With clearness and pain
We see the lengthy way!
It sent an arrow of ancient Tartar reign -
In breast it lay.
"On the Field of Kulicovo" by Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok
Distant as the heavens,
'long lengthy country roads
Filled with feeling have I come
And now, from the strait of Akashi
Yamato an island seems.
"Distant as the heavens" by Kakinomoto no Asomi Hitomaro
At sunrise, when nobody stares at one's face, I often,
set out on foot to a monument cast in molten
lengthy bad dreams. And it says on the plinth "commander
in chief." But it reads "in grief," or "in brief," or "in going under."
"Elegy" by Joseph Brodsky

In news:

I would take a lengthy business trip to City Hall.
A lengthy analysis of novelist Tao Lin's career was published yesterday in Eye, the Columbia Spectator's weekend magazine.
TIFFIN - The Tiffin City Council held its first meeting of the month Wednesday, Sept 12, in the Springmier Community Library with a lengthy agenda.
Flood recovery efforts a tedious and lengthy undertaking for some.
Last week when WWAY did a lengthy feature on Wilmington's Jay Ross, he didn't appear to be down in the dumps, but then again he wasn't thrilled to be cut by the NFL's Buffalo Bills.
For the second time in three weeks, hundreds of registered nurses will walk off the job at Bay Area hospitals beginning at 7 am Tuesday in their lengthy dispute over a new contract.
In his lengthy, ill-written essay on Dawn Powell Gore Vidal makes the following reference to me.
Truwe , 85, of Ventura died at home on Sunday, July 1, 2012 following a lengthy illness.
Anne ( Twig ) Vogt, 56, of 326 Shawmut Ave, Johnsonburg, died Sunday morning, Sept 30, 2012, at her residence following a lengthy illness.
Paul Kukla of Kukla's Korner pointed out that Red Wings coach Mike Babcock gave a lengthy interview to The Fan 590's Doug MacLean and RJ Broadhead today.
Not all customizing has to be a lengthy or involved process.
Shouldering a lengthy, costly record of health and safety violations, a New Hampshire roofing, painting and construction company has declared bankruptcy.
This week's New York Times Book Review featured a lengthy takedown by Walter Kirn of Ian McEwan's new novel Solar.
The Monette city council met in regular session on Monday, November 26, and worked through a lengthy agenda.
William James "Billy" Heeren, 33, of Cassville, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2007, at Cox South Hospital, Springfield, Missouri, following a lengthy illness.
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In science:

This is straightforward, but for general r the expressions are somewhat lengthy.
Black Holes Must Die
Evaluating the one–loop contributions is lengthy but straightforward.
Renormalization of noncommutative U(N) gauge theories
We turn now to the proof of proposition 2.5 which is rather lengthy.
Non-intersecting Paths, Random Tilings and Random Matrices
The solution is rather lengthy and includes special functions.
Neutron Stars as Sources of High Energy Particles - the case of RPP
This definition seems to be quite lengthy but it is quite natural.
Relative Zeta Functions, Determinants, Torsion, Index Theorems and Invariants for Open Manifolds
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