1. duration of service

    Synonyms : length of service
    Type Of : longness
    Examples :
    • her longevity as a star
    • had unusual longevity in the company
  2. the property of being long-lived

    Synonyms : seniority
    Type Of : oldness


  1. of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style

    Synonyms : elevated, exalted, grand, high-flown, high-minded, idealistic, noble-minded, rarefied, rarified, sublime
    Examples :
    • a noble and lofty concept
  2. having or displaying great dignity or nobility

    Synonyms : gallant, majestic, proud
    Examples :
    • lofty ships
  3. of imposing height; especially standing out above others

    Synonyms : eminent, soaring, towering
    Examples :
    • lofty mountains


  1. someone who is employed to persuade legislators to vote for legislation that favors the lobbyist's employer

    Type Of : inducer, persuader


  1. discolored by coagulation of blood beneath the skin

    Synonyms : black-and-blue
    Examples :
    • livid bruises
  2. anemic looking from illness or emotion

    Synonyms : ashen, blanched, bloodless, white
    Examples :
    • a face livid with shock
    • lips...livid with the hue of death
  3. furiously angry

    Examples :
    • willful stupidity makes him absolutely livid
  4. (of a light) imparting a deathlike luminosity

    Examples :
    • livid lightning streaked the sky
    • a thousand flambeaux...turned all at once that deep gloom into a livid and preternatural day


  1. gracefully thin and bending and moving with ease

    Synonyms : lissom, lissome, lithesome, sinuous, supple


  1. a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain

    Synonyms : embrocation
    Type Of : application, lotion


  1. an advocate of libertarianism

    Type Of : exponent, proponent, advocator, advocate
  2. someone who believes the doctrine of free will

    Antonyms : necessitarian
    Type Of : philosopher


  1. a manner lacking seriousness

    Type Of : frivolity, frivolousness
  2. feeling an inappropriate lack of seriousness

    Antonyms : gravity
    Type Of : feeling


  1. deficient in alertness or activity

    Synonyms : unenergetic
    Antonyms : energetic
    Examples :
    • bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights


  1. a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained

    Synonyms : debauchee, rounder
    Type Of : bad person
  2. unrestrained by convention or morality

    Synonyms : debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, fast, profligate, riotous