lifelong

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

adjective

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

Origin of lifelong

1750–60; life + long1 (adv.)

Can be confused

lifelong livelong
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lifelong

/ (ˈlaɪfˌlɒŋ) /

adjective

lasting for or as if for a lifetime

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