lifelong lifelong  /ˈlaɪf ˈlɔŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) continuing through life

Usage(s):

  1. Margaret Sanger, totally unaware that her lifelong dream had become reality, spent the day at her home outside Tucson, Ariz.
  2. If you're 50 years old and you've been a lifelong smoker and you quit smoking today, you reduce your risk by half.
  3. Piaget was launched on a path that would lead to his doctorate in zoology and a lifelong conviction that the way to understand anything is to understand how it evolves.

News

  1. New Zinga Frozen Yogurt Opens in Falls Church

    Lifelong residents add store in the Falls Plaza Shopping Center. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10814930.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Hawks on his way to achieving lifelong dream

    Joshua Hawks, 15, lifelong dream is to join law enforcement and he’s beginning to show his potential at the Junior Police Academy at Alice High School.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Alice Echo-News Journal

  3. Helen B. Pollak, 97, Lifelong Norwalk Resident

    NORWALK, Conn. - Helen B. Pollak, lifelong resident of Norwalk died Saturday, June 8. She was 97. Pollak was born in Rowayton, daughter of John and Mary (Sperandeo) Bossone. Pollak is survived by her niece, Cheryl Stolba of Norwalk; and friends and neighbors. She was ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Norwalk

Quotes

  1. "For the poor, the costs of the crisis could be lifelong," said World Bank President Robert Zoellick.
    on Oct 12, 2008 By: Robert Zoellick Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "The courage and dignity he exhibited in his fight with cancer was surpassed only by his lifelong commitment and service to his country," Carter said.
    on Aug 26, 2009 By: Jimmy Carter Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. Zabaleta said: "I am very happy to come here and play in the Premier League. Playing in England has been a lifelong dream which has finally come true by moving to City. I'd met him (Mark Hughes) previously and was really impressed with him, but...
    on Aug 31, 2008 By: Pablo Zabaleta Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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