Definition of Long-lasting

1. Adjective. Existing for a long time. "A long-lasting friendship"

Exact synonyms: Durable, Lasting, Long-lived
Similar to: Long
Derivative terms: Durability, Lastingness



Definition of Long-lasting

1. Adjective. Persisting or enduring for a long time. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Long-lasting

long-fin tunny
long-fingered frog
long-haired
long-handled
long-handled spade
long-haul
long-hauls
long-head coneflower
long-headed
long-held
long-horned
long-horned beetle
long-jawed spider
long-jumper
long-lasting (current term)
long-leafed
long-leaved
long-leg arthropathy
long-legged
long-legged buzzard
long-legged buzzards
long-legs
long-life
long-lining
long-lived
long-lost
long-neck
long-neck clam
long-nose

Literary usage of Long-lasting

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

1. Molecular Neurobiology: Proceedings of the 2nd NIMH Conference by Steven Zalcman (1995)
"These findings suggest that long-lasting potentiation is induced solely by activation of postsynaptic NMDA receptors, and transmitter release from ..."

2. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards (1809)
"and your elect pastor, and that he would give you in him a great and long lasting blessing, ... long lasting ..."

3. Modern Methuselahs: Or, Short Biographical Sketches of a Few Advanced by John Burn Bailey (1888)
"CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTION—" long-lasting." Life's more than breath and the quick ... LORD BACON'S quaint phrase for a ripe old age is " long-lasting," and in ..."

4. Homœopathic Therapeutics by Samuel Lilienthal (1890)
"Chronic complaints from long-lasting grief and sorrow; great sadness and anxiety ... long-lasting cases; chronic effects of grief and sorrow ; sweat towards ..."

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