Synonyms for prolonged

Synonyms for (adjective) prolonged

Synonyms: elongated, extended, lengthened, prolonged

Definition: drawn out or made longer spatially

Usage: Picasso's elongated Don Quixote; lengthened skirts are fashionable this year; the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes; a prolonged black line across the page

Similar words: long

Definition: primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified

Usage: a long road; a long distance; contained many long words; ten miles long


Synonyms: drawn-out, extended, lengthy, protracted, prolonged

Definition: relatively long in duration; tediously protracted

Usage: a drawn-out argument; an extended discussion; a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law; a prolonged and bitter struggle; protracted negotiations

Similar words: long

Definition: primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified

Usage: a long life; a long boring speech; a long time; a long friendship; a long game; long ago; an hour long