long-lasting

[ lawng-las-ting, -lah-sting, long- ]
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adjective
  1. enduring or existing for a long period of time: a long-lasting friendship.

  2. effective for a relatively long period of time: a long-lasting pain reliever.

  1. resisting the effects of wear or use over a long period: a long-lasting fabric used for work clothes.

Origin of long-lasting

1
First recorded in 1520–30

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How to use long-lasting in a sentence

  • To the long-lasting sorrow and disgrace of Portugal, the philosophers blinded her king and flattered her Prime Minister.

    Wanderings in South America | Charles Waterton
  • The planet's influence is not quite so evil as Saturn's, nor are the effects produced by it so long-lasting.

    Myths and Marvels of Astronomy | Richard A. Proctor
  • The Cleveland Venezuela message came at a time of no nervous strain and did, I think, produce no long-lasting effect.

  • To the long-lasting sorrow and disgrace of Portugal, the philosophers blinded her king and flattered her prime minister.

    Wanderings in South America | Charles Waterton
  • Blessed and long-lasting be thy carnation ribbon, O man of more than wit, much more than virtue—of fortune!