protracted
Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of protract
Adjective

protracted

  1. Lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.
    Synonyms: long-drawn-out, Thesaurus:lasting
    a protracted and bitter dispute
    • 1853, Charles Dickens, Bleak House, ch 5:
      ... inheritance of protracted misery ...
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