lastingly lastingly  /ˈlæ stɪŋ li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an enduring or permanent manner

Usage(s):

  1. In his extensive work on adaptation, Edward Diener has found two life events that seem to knock people lastingly below their happiness set point: loss of a spouse and loss of a job.
  2. WHY SHE GOT THIS FAR: As Ashley, a North Carolina wife dazzled by a big-city visitor, Adams immediately and lastingly warms the movie.
  3. This set will put all misconceptions right and demonstrate, lastingly, that Brian and the Beach Boys made luminous music.

News

  1. Comforting those near the journey's end

    “Comfort” is a balm we embrace as warmly as we do a forgiving lover. It can be a fire on a January night. It can be ice cream on an August afternoon. More lastingly, it can be the nearness of someone dear.
    on January 27, 2014     Source: U-T San Diego

  2. IN THE END, HE’S THERE FOR THE PATIENT’S PEACE

    “Comfort” is a balm we embrace as warmly as we do a forgiving lover. It can be a fire on a January night. It can be ice cream on an August afternoon. More lastingly, it can be the nearness of someone dear.
    on January 27, 2014     Source: U-T San Diego

Quotes

  1. "Wherever God is considered a secondary dimension that you can put aside temporarily or lastingly in the name of more important things, these supposedly more important things fail," the Pope writes. "The negative experience of Marxism is not...
    on Apr 13, 2007 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: The Australian

  2. "We shoulder the responsibility to prevent changes that could lastingly disturb the symbiosis between humankind and nature," Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said at the opening of the meeting.
    on Dec 1, 2008 By: Donald Tusk Source: United Press International (subscription)

  3. President Sarkozy called for the Group of Seven (G7) most industrialised nations to take steps to improve oversight of world markets, but insisted that "these market movements will not lastingly affect the growth of our economies, which is strong."
    on Aug 16, 2007 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: Channel News Asia

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