What are the antonyms for PROTRACTED?

Synonyms for PROTRACTED

Usage Examples for PROTRACTED

  1. He bowed affectionately to Minna, shook hands with Monsieur Becker, and looked about at the picture of a home which calmed the convulsions of his physical nature, in which a phenomenon was taking place analogous to that which sometimes seizes upon men who have given themselves up to protracted contemplations. - "Seraphita" by Honore de Balzac
  2. The meeting for business was long and tedious, being protracted four and a half days by an appeal. - "Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel" by John Yeardley