longueur[lôŋ gʉr′; Fr lōn gër′]
longueur definition by Webster's New World
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a long, boring section, as in a novel, musical work, etc.
longueur definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A tedious passage in a work of literature or performing art: “longueurs and passages of meretricious vulgarity” (Stephen Schiff).
Origin: French, from Old French longor, a protracted discussion, from long, long, from Latin longus; see longitude.