LIFELONG in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LIFELONG
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 a.  continuing through life; lasting or remaining in a particular state throughout life
Classic Sentence:
1  Never once during these last days had he betrayed to Scarlett by one look, one word, anything but the affection a brother might show a sister or a friend, a lifelong friend.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
2  This new honor came to her after an exciting joint meeting of those societies which threatened to end in violence and the severance of lifelong ties of friendship.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
3  Before half the day they were lifelong friends.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
4  His love and care never tire or change, can never be taken from you, but may become the source of lifelong peace, happiness, and strength.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER EIGHT
5  And I am not afraid to make a mistake, even a great mistake, a lifelong mistake, and perhaps as long as eternity too.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
Example Sentence:
1  The prosecuting attorney was a lifelong friend of both Wilfred and Mark.
2  One wrong thought may cause a lifelong regret.
3  To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
4  The seeds of friendship were sown early, and they remained lifelong companions.
5  Learning a foreign language well can be a lifelong endeavour.
6  She was a lifelong member of the Labour party.
7  Politics and philosophy were his lifelong passions.
8  Professionals recognize that the social skills that children develop on the playground become lifelong skill sets that are carried forward into their adulthood.
9  The department of dentistry is dedicated to the lifelong education of its students so they may excel as dental professionals.