I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

VI. TIME

1. ABSOLUTE TIME

[Long duration] Diuturnity.

[Antonyms: transience.]

[Nouns] diuturnity; a long time, a length of time; an age, a century, an eternity; slowness [more]; perpetuity [more]; blue moon, coon's age [U.S.], dog's age.

durableness, durability; persistence, endlessness, lastingness; continuance, standing; permanence (stability) [more]; survival, survivance; longevity (age) [more]; distance of time.

protraction of time, prolongation of time, extension of time; delay (lateness) [more].

[Verbs] last, endure, stand, remain, abide, continue, brave a thousand years.

tarry (be late) [more]; drag on, drag its slow length along, drag a lengthening chain; protract, prolong; spin out, eke out, draw out, lengthen out; temporize; gain time, make time, talk against time.

outlast, outlive; survive; live to fight again.

[Adjectives] durable; lasting; of long duration, of longstanding; permanent, endless, chronic, long-standing; intransient, intransitive; intransmutable, persistent; lifelong, livelong; longeval, long-lived, macrobiotic, diuturnal, evergreen, perennial; sempervirent, sempervirid; unintermitting, unremitting; perpetual [more].

lingering, protracted, prolonged, spun out, long-pending, long-winded; slow [more].

[Adverbs] long; for a long time, for an age, for ages, for ever so long, for many a long day; long ago (in a past time) [more]; longo intervallo.

all the day long, all the year round; the livelong day, as the day is long, morning noon and night; hour after hour, day after day; for good; permanently.

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