Long lasting to temporary

longevity
(n)
lon-JEV-i-tee
Meaning

long life

1st Sample Sentence

My father's relatives have been blessed with longevity, but my mother's have tended to die in their sixties.

Root

longus (long)#aevum (lifetime age) (Latin)

Mnemonics

long + "live"ty. living long. VIT- taking vitamins gives you longevity. longe (long)+vity (vive, vit. means. life). so someone bless you with saying LIVE LONG.

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