Livelong vs. Lifelong: What's the Difference?
Livelong and Lifelong Definitions
The livelong day.
Continuing for a lifetime.
Total, complete, whole
I've been workin' on the railroad, all the livelong day.
Extending for the entire duration of life.
They were lifelong friends; they met in elementary school and ended their lives in the same rest home.
(obsolete) lasting; durable.
Lasting or continuing through life.
Orpine (Sedum telephium)
Continuing through life;
A lifelong friend
From lifelong habit
His lifelong study of Greek art
Whole; entire; long in passing; - used of time, as day or night, in adverbial phrases, and usually with a sense of tediousness.
The obscure birdClamored the livelong night.
How could she sit the livelong day,Yet never ask us once to play?
Thou hast built thyself a livelong monument.
Perennial northern temperate plant with toothed leaves and heads of small purplish-white flowers
(of time) constituting the full extent or duration;
All the livelong day