Definition of Long-lived

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

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



Definition of Long-lived

1. Adjective. Having a long lifespan; surviving for a long period of time. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Long-lived

1. Having a long life; having constitutional peculiarities which make long life probable; lasting long; as, a long-lived tree; they are a longlived family; long-lived prejudices. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Long-lived

long-horned
long-horned beetle
long-jawed spider
long-jumper
long-lasting
long-leafed
long-leaved
long-leg arthropathy
long-legged
long-legged buzzard
long-legged buzzards
long-legs
long-life
long-lining
long-lived (current term)
long-lost
long-neck
long-neck clam
long-nose
long-period
long-play
long-playing
long-range
long-ranger
long-rangers
long-run
long-running
long-shanked
long-sighted

Literary usage of Long-lived

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1. The Organon, Or: Logical Treatises, of Aristotle. With the Introduction of by Aristotle (1908)
"Whatever is without bile is long-lived Every quadruped is without bile .'. Every quadruped is long-lived : but Every horse is a quadruped . •. ..."

2. Nuclear Energy Today by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2003)
"long-lived waste Solutions for long-lived waste, either HLW and SNF, or long-lived lLW, have proved more elusive. No repository for SNF and HLW has yet been ..."

3. Aristotle by George Grote (1872)
"long-lived) ; we farther know that В is predicable of all С (ie that men, horses, mules, &c., belong or vacant bite : but they need not be co-extensive with ..."

4. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"... it was much to be feared that religion, laws, liberties, and parliaments, would not be long lived after them.'1'' »49 This declaration wrought more upon ..."

5. Narrative and Critical History of America by Justin Winsor (1889)
"Pedro Cardena wrote in 1634 an account of Brazil, where he had long lived, which we only know in a German translation with notes by Christian Leister, ..."

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