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lingering

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  • adjchronic
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Synonyms for lingering

adj chronic
  • abiding
  • constant
  • continuing
  • deep-rooted
  • deep-seated
  • enduring
  • ever-present
  • ingrained
  • lasting
  • lifelong
  • persistent
  • protracted
  • recurrent
  • recurring
  • stubborn
  • confirmed
  • fixed
  • incurable
  • obstinate
  • perennial
  • persisting
  • prolonged
  • rooted
  • routine
  • settled
  • sustained
  • ceaseless
  • continual
  • continuous
  • habitual
  • inborn
  • inbred
  • ineradicable
  • inveterate
  • long-lived
  • long-standing
  • tenacious
  • unabating
  • unmitigated
  • unyielding
  • usual

Antonyms for lingering

  • ending
  • ephemeral
  • fleeting
  • short-lived
  • superficial
  • temporary
  • transient
  • yielding
  • indefinite
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to lingering

chronic

adjective. incessant, never-ending

delay

noun. deferment, interruption
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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