long-, longi-

(Latin: long)

elongate (verb), elongates; elongated; elongating
To extend by pulling and stretching.
elongation (s) (noun), elongations (pl)
long (adjective); longer, longest
1. Extending a relatively great distance: Joe and Josephine went the long way home after visiting their friends.
2. Of a relatively great duration: Shirley's daughter spent a long time at her friend's birthday party.
long (noun); longs; longed; longing
To have an earnest, heartfelt desire, especially for something beyond one's reach.
longanimity (lawng" guh NIM i tee) (s) (noun), longanimities (pl)
1. Calmness and forbearance in the face of suffering and adversity: Despite all of the tubes inserted into her body by doctors, Sara continued to have longanimity that she would get better.

The psychiatrist treats his mentally deranged or insane patients with longanimity.

Patience, endurance, poise, calmness, perseverance, and longanimitiy are synonymous with each other.

2. Etymology: from Latin longanimitas, from longanimis, "patient"; from Latin longus, "long" +animus, "mind, reason".
Having the ability and endurance to suffer without complaining.
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longeval (adjective), more longeval, most longeval
Long-lived, or regarding an event or a person that has lived a long time: The long-lasting tradition of having kings and queens in the faraway country in the book Jane was reading, was longeval, and had existed longer than anyone in the country had heard about or could have imagined.
longevity (s) (noun), longevities (pl)
1. A long duration of life: The old school clock in Virginia's study had an amazing longevity because it was way over 100 years old and still keeping good time!
2. Etymology: from Late Latin longaevitas, "great age, long life", from Latin longaevus, "of great age", which is compounded of longus, "long", and aevum, "age".
longicaudal, longicaudate
In botany, applied to mosses that have urns in the form of a very elongated pear.
Having a long cone, said of certain cephalopods.
Having long antennae (literally, "long horned").
Long-sided, of the form of a long parallelogram.
Having a long tongue.