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Definitions for (adjective) ponderous

Main entry: ponderous Definition: having great mass and weight and unwieldiness Usage: a ponderous stone; a ponderous burden; ponderous weapons

Main entry: heavy, ponderous, lumbering Definition: slow and laborious because of weight Usage: the heavy tread of tired troops; moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot; ponderous prehistoric beasts; a ponderous yawn

Main entry: ponderous Definition: labored and dull Usage: a ponderous speech