Long-lived Definition

lônglīvd, -lĭvd, lŏng-
Having or tending to have a long life span or existence.
Webster's New World
Lasting a long time; persistent.
A long-lived rumor.
American Heritage
Functioning a long time; durable.
A long-lived light bulb.
American Heritage

Having a long lifespan; surviving for a long period of time.


Alternative form of long-lived.


Origin of Long-lived

  • Middle English long-lifed long long long1 life life life -ed having –ed3

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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