Definition of Lengthiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of lengthy) ¹



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Definition of Lengthiest

1. lengthy [adj] - See also: lengthy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lengthiest

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

Literary usage of Lengthiest

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1. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1910)
"In addition, Heywood was an indefatigable translator and paraphraser, and one of his lengthiest publications, Pleasant Dialogues and ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1906)
"The briefest image may be as complete as that of lengthiest duration. Further, scrappiness of figure would seem to be correlated both with the direction of ..."

3. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1895)
"For some of his lengthiest essays were devoted to character-studies founded upon just such symbols, whose possible meanings he developed in the aforesaid ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"The clauses of the Constitution gave rise to much more debate. The lengthiest discussion was occupied with the question whether the legislative power should ..."

5. The Contemporary Review (1878)
"But the lengthiest of soutanes is a joke compared to the multitudinous petticoats which, up to the last year or two, every lady was compelled to wear, ..."

6. History of English Literature by Hippolyte Taine (1897)
"That by which Carlyle has advanced, being the lengthiest, has led him to the strangest perspective. I will let him speak for himself; he will tell the ..."

7. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1900)
"And I will accompany her," said Sophia, who, when she spoke at all, used the lengthiest words in her vocabulary. " It may chance that Miriam will need ..."

8. The Popular Science Monthly (1878)
"But the lengthiest of soutanes is a joke compared to the multitudinous petticoats which, up to the last year or two, every lady was compelled to wear, ..."

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