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longsome

[lawng-suh m, long-] /ˈlɔŋ səm, ˈlɒŋ-/
adjective
1.
tiresomely long; so protracted as to weary or cause boredom.
Origin of longsome
900
before 900; Middle English, Old English longsum, langsum. See long1, -some1
Related forms
longsomely, adverb
longsomeness, noun
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