a. redundant; relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
a. long and overextended, especially in time rather than dimension; rather long or too long
Africa's economy, a lengthy process, requires patience and application.
He also said the incident, which led to a lengthy operation to repair several deep lacerations to his left side, will not keep him from surfing again.
Sentence in Classic:
Her unhappy father is, I am glad to say, under the impression that she is attending a more than usually lengthy lecture by the University Extension Scheme on the Influence of a permanent income on Thought.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde Context