Definition of Longevous

1. a. Living a long time; of great age.



Definition of Longevous

1. Adjective. Long-lasting, especially of life. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Longevous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Longevous

longe line
longed
longed-for
longeing
longeing cavesson
longer
longeron
longerons
longers
longes
longest
longeth
longeval
longevities
longevity
longevous (current term)
longfin
longfin mako
longfins
longhair
longhaired
longhairs
longhand
longhands
longhauling
longhead
longheaded
longheaded thimbleweed
longheadedness
longheads

Literary usage of Longevous

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1. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1890)
"It is doubtful whether there is another instance on record, since the days of the patriarchs, in which six longevous brothers mated with six ..."

2. Religio Medici: A Letter to a Friend, Christian Morals, Urn-burial, and by Sir Thomas Browne, James Thomas Fields (1862)
"... and overwhelmed their memories with themselves; and so shut up the first windows of Time, leaving no histories of those longevous generations, ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1835)
"Except in peculiarly irritable habits, intellectual meditation, in the age of adolescence and subsequently, can scarcely fail to be wholesome and longevous, ..."

4. The Elizabethan Playhouse: And Other Studies by William John Lawrence (1912)
"... does dispute is that he wrote the famous and longevous score first published under his name by Boyce in 1750. ..."

5. The Journal of English and Germanic Philology by Ill.) University of Illinois (Urbana (1918)
"For the first time since Malone established a longevous, slavishly-followed precedent by inexpert handling of the tangled skein of early theatrical finance, ..."

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