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[lawng-suh m, long-]
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  1. tiresomely long; so protracted as to weary or cause boredom.
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Origin of longsome

before 900; Middle English, Old English longsum, langsum. See long1, -some1
Related formslong·some·ly, adverblong·some·ness, noun
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Historical Examples

  • At the table a game of chess to play, Will help to beguile the longsome day.

    Finnish Arts


  • Their negotiation was longsome; for both England and we, fearing deceit, sought by all means that the contract should be sure.