1. ABSOLUTE TIME
[Long duration] Diuturnity.
protraction of time, prolongation of time, extension of time; delay (lateness) [more].
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.