Lengthy and Short


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Lengthy adjective – Of great extent from end to end.
Usage example: she used a lengthy piece of rope to tie her dog to a tree

Short is an antonym for lengthy in very long topic.
Nearby Words: lengthen, length, lengthily
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Short adjective – Not lasting for a considerable time.
Usage example: fortunately for those of us in the hot sun, the graduation speech was short and to the point

Lengthy is an antonym for short in topics: concise, long, abrupt, insufficient, crumbly.
Nearby Words: shorten, shortened, shortage, shortness, shorted
Antonyms for Short
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Things that words describes

animation lengthy animation short animation
speech lengthy speech short speech
amount lengthy amount short amount
section lengthy section short section
Other nouns: description, series, sequence, scene, list, segment, time, period, game, story, hair, fight, conversation, version, song, war, arc, periods, scenes, segments.

Both words in one sentence

  • Draft Dodging Other versions have the prophecy say Achilles' life would be glorious and short or lengthy and dull (not specifying Troy), at which his mother decided to hide him as a woman, knowing the oathmakers wanted to have Achilles' skill with them at Troy.
    Source: Draft Dodging
  • Video Game / Li Eat Short Title: Long, Elaborate Subtitle: Each game has a fairly lengthy subtitle, compared to the title.
  • Unnecessary Combat Roll In the PS2 remake, Riku's dodge was changed to a lengthy backflip, while Dark Riku got a short-range teleport that functioned similarly to the dodge jump.
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