longevity

[ lon-jev-i-tee, lawn- ]SEE DEFINITION OF longevity

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There are instances of longevity (macrobiosis) in our own country.

He considers her longevity a proof of the kindness she received.

This commonly held belief is based on statistics of longevity and sanitation.

Friends, a member of the Society of, on instances of longevity, 401.

So the Gods actually were "Gods," at least as far as longevity went.

Longevity, this extract maintains, is the result of application to good cider.

We toasted the longevity of "Wyndygoul" and the continued success of its builder.

The longevity of abuses is among the most instructive lessons of history.

Such an entity is supposed to have fecundity, fidelity, longevity.

I cannot, therefore, think the study of longevity unimportant.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from Late Latin longaevitatem (nominative longaevitas) "great age, long life," from Latin longaevus "long-lived," from longus (see long (adj.)) + aevum "lifetime, age" (see eon).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LONGEVITY

continuance

nounduration

life expectancy

nounperiod of a being's existence
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