Definition of Overlong

1. a. & adv. Too long.



Definition of Overlong

1. Adjective. too long ¹

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Definition of Overlong

1. too long [adj] - See also: long

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overlong

overlivers
overlives
overliving
overload
overloadable
overloaded
overloading
overloads
overlock
overlocker
overlockers
overlocks
overloe
overlogging
overlogical
overlong (current term)
overlong vowel
overlook
overlookable
overlooked
overlooker
overlookers
overlooking
overlooks
overloop
overloops
overloose
overlord
overlorded
overlording

Literary usage of Overlong

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1. Fox Texts by William Jones (1907)
"These went swimming past side by side, abreast and in line, these the offspring of him that had fasted overlong. 2. ONE THAT HAD FASTED overlong.1 Once upon ..."

2. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1845)
"... and seem thereby also something to raise and refresh the mind itself, otherwise lazy and ready to faint and be tired by overlong abstracted cogitations, ..."

3. Modern Capital of Human Rights?: Abuses in the State of Georgia by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1996)
"Subsequently she was allowed to mix with the rest of population, though she sleeps separately.58 overlong Detention in Regional Youth Detention Centers The ..."

4. The Case for the Shorter Work Day. Franklin O. Bunting, Plaintiff in Error by Felix Frankfurter, Josephine Clara Goldmark, Louis Dembitz Brandeis (1915)
"A. overlong HOURS MAKE LIGHTEST WORK INJURIOUS. The length of working hours, irrespective of the nature of occupation, is in itself, a menace to health. ..."

5. A Dialect of Donegal: Being the Speech of Meenawannia in the Parish of by Edmund Crosby Quiggin (1906)
"In stressed monosyllables overlong i: may appear instead of гa before a ... Any vowel tends to be overlong as the final of a stressed monosyllable, ..."

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