lifelong

[ lahyf-lawng, -long ]
/ ˈlaɪfˌlɔŋ, -ˌlɒŋ /

adjective

lasting or continuing through all or much of one's life: lifelong regret.

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Origin of lifelong

1750–60; life + long1 (adv.)

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH lifelong

lifelong , livelong.
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lifelong
/ (ˈlaɪfˌlɒŋ) /

adjective

lasting for or as if for a lifetime
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