lasting or continuing through all or much of one's life: lifelong regret.
- lifelong , livelong
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How to use lifelong in a sentence
She described herself as a lifelong Republican who voted for every one of the party’s nominees before 2016.Former Pence aide says she will vote for Biden because of Trump’s ‘flat out disregard for human life’ during pandemic | Josh Dawsey | September 17, 2020 | Washington Post
They not only defend the lifelong disenfranchisement of ex-convicts, they use control of the courts to subvert referendums that pass to reenfranchise them.
Toys that teach coding can spark a lifelong interest in programming.
The condition causes tremendous pain and lifelong health issues, and currently doesn’t have a cure.A CRISPR Baby Future? New Report Outlines Path to Human Germline Editing | Shelly Fan | September 15, 2020 | Singularity Hub
First, his emphasis on being a lifelong learner, always trying to read and learn more from one’s experiences—especially the failures.Podcast recommendations for a better life and career from Fortune’s 40 under 40 | Aric Jenkins | September 5, 2020 | Fortune
In January 2014, a lifelong District of Columbia parks employee, Medric Mills, collapsed while walking with his grown daughter.
The former apprentice engineer retained a lifelong interest in the way things worked.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
(That Williams was a lifelong Democrat illustrates the political blurred lines when it comes to laws related to pregnant women).The Supreme Court Case Uniting Pro-Lifers & Pro-Choicers | Emily Shire | December 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Perhaps the greatest irony remains that civil rights titan Caesar Chavez was a lifelong opponent of illegal immigration.
George Carlin had a lifelong love of learning and questioned everything.
He thought of her; but truth to tell he was too numbed to dwell on her agony, on the certitude of her lifelong captivity.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
This ever after made them hate the French as cordially as they did their lifelong enemies, the Algonquin Indians.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies | H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
She is no longer here to praise and encourage—my lifelong work,—a failure!We Ten | Lyda Farrington Kraus
He stopped suddenly in his smile, remembering Demorest's lifelong secret.The Three Partners | Bret Harte
Wedding presents are lifelong records of relationship and of friendship.Castellinaria | Henry Festing Jones
British Dictionary definitions for lifelong
lasting for or as if for a lifetime
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