ponderous definition

  • adjective:
    • Having great body weight.
    • Unwieldy from weight or volume.
    • Lacking elegance or fluency; labored and dull: a ponderous speech. See Synonyms at heavy.
    • Heavy, massive, weighty.
    • Serious, onerous, oppressive.
    • Clumsy, unwieldy, or slow, particularly because of fat.
    • Dull, boring, tiresome; long-winded in expression.
    • Characterized by or associated with pondering.
    • Dense.
    • extremely hefty; weighty
    • Important; momentous; forcible.
    • Heavy; lifeless; wanting; lightless or spirit
    • having great mass and weight and unwieldiness
    • labored and lifeless
    • slow and laborious due to fat
  • others:
    • Having body weight; weighty; heavy; specially, very heavy; therefore, clumsy or unwieldy by explanation of weight: used both virtually and figuratively.
    • Weighty; crucial; momentous.
    • Disposed to ponder; thinking; thoughtful.

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