What is another word for long since?

Pronunciation: [lˈɒŋ sˈɪns] (IPA)

Long since is an idiomatic expression used to refer to something that happened a long time ago. There are several synonyms that can be used interchangeably with long since. These include the phrases "ages ago," "eons ago," "a long time ago," "once upon a time," "in the distant past," "long ago," "ancient times," "time immemorial," and "the olden days." Each of these synonyms can be used to express something that happened long ago and can evoke a sense of nostalgia or longing for a time that has passed. Whatever the choice of expression, the message conveyed is the same - something significant occurred in the past, and we long for its return.

What are the hypernyms for Long since?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Long since

  • In mathematics we have long since drawn the rein, and given over a hopeless race.
    Charles Babbage
  • The American people want peace. They have long since ceased to talk of a hard or a soft peace for Germany.
    James F. Byrnes
  • I do still have some of the experience from playing, but it's been so long since I've been out in those quarters, semis, finals, the important final matches, just against the top players.
    Jennifer Capriati
  • It is long since I could have adventured on eternity, through God's mercy and Christ's merits; but death remained somewhat terrible, and that now is taken away; and now death is no more to me, but to cast myself into my husband's arms, and to lie down with Him.
    Donald Cargill
  • Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it.
    Thomas Carlyle

Related words: long-since, long ago, long ago when, long since then, long ago to now

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