Origin of prolongation
Related formsnon·pro·lon·ga·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for prolongation
I think that when he met her he was thinking about prolongation.
These are not the usual rewards for prolongation of economic distress.
To their skilful and untiring ministrations I may safely say I owe the prolongation of my life.Audubon and his Journals, Volume I (of 2)|Maria R. Audubon
It's complimentary to describe the prolongation of my poor existence in that way.A Change of Air|Anthony Hope
It was opposed by a few, some of whom demanded the prolongation for life.The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)|John Holland Rose
Fig. 8, from Livonia, differs chiefly in having a prolongation at the back.Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe|John Hewitt
Theirs was the very first departure; albeit Mr. Smithson pleaded hard for a prolongation of their visit.Phantom Fortune, A Novel|M. E. Braddon