#110. [Long duration.] Diuturnity. -- N. diuturnity[obs]; a long time, a length of time; an age, a century, an eternity; slowness &c. 275; perpetuity &c. 112; blue moon, coon's age [U.S.], dog's age.
durableness, durability; persistence, endlessness, lastingness &c. adj[obs].; continuance, standing; permanence &c. (stability) 150 survival, survivance[obs]; longevity &c. (age) 128; distance of time.
protraction of time, prolongation of time, extension of time; delay &c. (lateness) 133.
V. last, endure, stand, remain, abide, continue, brave a thousand years.
tarry &c. (be late) 133; 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.
Adj. durable; lasting &c. v.; of long duration, of long-standing; permanent, endless, chronic, long-standing; intransient[obs], intransitive; intransmutable[obs], persistent; lifelong, livelong; longeval[obs], long-lived, macrobiotic, diuturnal[obs], evergreen, perennial; sempervirent[obs], sempervirid[obs]; unrelenting, unintermitting[obs], unremitting; perpetual &c. 112.
lingering, protracted, prolonged, spun out &c. v. long-pending, long- winded; slow &c. 275.
Adv. long; for a long time, for an age, for ages, for ever so long, for many a long day; long ago &c. (in a past time) 122; longo intervallo[It].
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, &c.; for good; permanently &c. adj.