Definition of protracted:
long, continuing, extensive, lingering, dragging, day in, day out, lengthy, continue, long-drawn-out, lengthened, prolonged, everlasting, excite, extended, forever, overlong, drawn-out, elongated, chronic.
- "The Attache or, Sam Slick in England, Complete", Thomas Chandler Haliburton.
- "If You're Going to Live in the Country", Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley.
- "Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams.", Josiah Quincy.