- Antonyms of BRIEF
enduring, lasting, lengthy, long, long-lived, long-winded, wordy, permanent, ceaseless, circuitous, circumlocutory, continuing, dateless, deathless, diffuse, durable, embellished, embroidered, endless, enduring, enlarged, eternal, everlasting, exaggerated, expanded, extended, far, great, immortal, imperishable, indestructible, inflated, interminable, lasting, lengthy, lifelong, long, long-lived, long-range, long-term, long-winded, longish, permanent, perpetual, persistent, pleonastic, prolix, prolonged, protracted, rambling, redundant, repetitious, tautological, timeless, undying, unending, verbose, windy, wordy, Indefectible, Overlong, Tautologous, Supplemented, long-drawn-out.
- Examples of usage:
- It was true that she had one or two letters to write, but they were very brief. - "Marion's Faith." by Charles King
- I hold a brief for them, not for you or any other man!" - "54-40 or Fight" by Emerson Hough
- It was a relief when she broke the brief silence. - "Vane of the Timberlands" by Harold Bindloss