longinquity “remoteness,” 1540s, from L. longinquitas “length, extent, duration,” from longinquus “long, extensive, remote, distant,” from longus (see LONG (Cf. long) (adj.)) -inquus.

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  • Longinquity — Lon*gin qui*ty, n. [L. longinquitas, fr. longinquus extensive, remote, fr. longus long.] Greatness of distance; remoteness. [R.] Barrow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • longinquity — lon·gin·qui·ty …   English syllables

  • longinquity — länˈjiŋkwəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: Latin longinquitas, from longinquus distant (from longus long) + itas ity more at long archaic : remoteness in space or time …   Useful english dictionary

  • Distance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Distance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 distance distance Sgm: N 1 space space &c. 180 Sgm: N 1 remoteness remoteness farness far cry to Sgm: N 1 longinquity longinquity elongation Sgm …   English dictionary for students

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