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1. prolongation

noun. the act of prolonging something.

Synonyms

  • perpetuation
  • lengthening
  • protraction
  • continuance

Antonyms

  • discontinuation
  • inactivity
  • short
  • permanence

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • prolong (English)

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2. prolongation

noun. the consequence of being lengthened in duration.

Synonyms

  • continuation
  • duration
  • lengthiness
  • protraction
  • length

Antonyms

  • impermanence
  • longness
  • contraction
  • flexion

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • prolong (English)

3. prolongation

noun. amount or degree or range to which something extends.

Synonyms

  • extension
  • lengthiness
  • longness

Antonyms

  • disinheritance
  • conclusion
  • disfranchisement
  • dismount

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • prolong (English)

Sentences with prolongation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Stuttering, which is characterised by repetition or prolongation of sounds and hesitations while speaking, begins early in childhood and in some cases lasts all life.

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