[ lawng-suhm, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋ səm, ˈlɒŋ- /
tiresomely long; so protracted as to weary or cause boredom.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
OTHER WORDS FROM longsomelong·some·ly, adverblong·some·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for longsome
Their negotiation was longsome; for both England and we, fearing deceit, sought by all means that the contract should be sure.
At the table a game of chess to play, Will help to beguile the longsome day.Finnish Arts|Anonymous