There is a lingering disconnect between the reality of grief and the human perception of it.
Still, there remains to varying degrees a lingering sense of dissatisfaction about his fate.
The only lingering uncertainty in your mind would be whether or not she would take a credit card.
Raquel is also a former drug addict with a lingering instinct for self-destruction.
But most people I talk to are generally on my half of this parking lot--not as antsy as I am, but not into lingering.
One evening Guy had been lingering for some time in the Bellasys' box at the Opera.
This was the ungracious manner in which the sister took note of his lingering.
Even his later lyric poems, where we might look for lingering tokens of its presence, reveal nothing of the sort.
Miss Priest was no "spin" lingering on in spinsterhood against her will.
It was not very singular that Elsie should be lingering in her old haunts, from which the change of season must soon drive her.
c.1300, lenger "reside, dwell," northern England frequentative of lengen "to tarry," from Old English lengan "prolong, lengthen," from Proto-Germanic *langjan "to make long" (cf. Old Frisian lendza, Old High German lengan, Dutch lengen "to lengthen"), source of Old English lang (see long (adj.)). Sense of "delay going, depart slowly and unwillingly" is from 1520s. Related: Lingered; lingering.