Definition of Lengthiness

1. Noun. Amount or degree or range to which something extends. "The wire has an extension of 50 feet"

Exact synonyms: Extension, Prolongation
Generic synonyms: Longness
Specialized synonyms: Coextension
Derivative terms: Prolong

2. Noun. The consequence of being lengthened in duration.
Exact synonyms: Continuation, Prolongation, Protraction
Generic synonyms: Duration, Length
Specialized synonyms: Fermata
Derivative terms: Continue, Continue, Continue, Continue, Continue, Continue, Lengthy, Prolong, Prolong, Protract

Definition of Lengthiness

1. n. The state or quality of being lengthy; prolixity.

Definition of Lengthiness

1. Noun. The property of being lengthy, longness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lengthiness

1. [n -ES]

Lengthiness Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Lengthiness Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lengthiness

length overall
length scale
lengthed
lengthen
lengthened
lengthener
lengtheners
lengthening
lengthening reaction
lengthenings
lengthens
lengthful
lengthier
lengthiest
lengthily
lengthiness (current term)
lengthinesses
lengthless
lengthly
lengthman
lengths
lengthscale
lengthscales
lengthsman
lengthways
lengthwise
lengthy
lenience
leniences
leniencies

Literary usage of Lengthiness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Lawyer and His Profession: A Series of Letters to a Solicitor Commencing by Job Orton Smith (1860)
"... point out whence I think this lengthiness and obscurity chiefly arise, and how they may be remedied. In doing this, I need scarcely repeat what I have ..."

2. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1879)
"... and conducted, it seemed with more lengthiness than usual, the never-omitted family prayers. These over, mother and son were again alone. ..."

3. English Lessons for English People by Edwin Abbott Abbott, John Robert Seeley (1901)
"This aversion to lengthiness manifests itself in two ways: (a) in avoiding the use of conjunctions and relative pronouns, and in substituting for phrases ..."

4. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"But, to none of them, without the aid of another remedy, of the purely negative cast, namely, avoidance of lengthiness, can it be a sufficient one. ..."

5. The Westminster Review by John Chapman, Charles William Wason (1826)
"lengthiness of the whole of a discourse is one thing : lengthiness of these ... Of the lengthiness of the whole, consequences such as have just been seen, ..."

6. The Practical Elements of Rhetoric: With Illustrative Examples by John Franklin Genung (1896)
"lengthiness in expression is not synonymous with length ; nor does poetry shun long ... By lengthiness is meant length without force; and it is oftenest ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Lengthiness

Search for Lengthiness on Dictionary.com!Search for Lengthiness on Thesaurus.com!Search for Lengthiness on Google!Search for Lengthiness on Wikipedia!

Search