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ponderous

ponderous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ponderous

Definition
(adj) slow and laborious because of weight
Synonyms : heavy , lumbering
Example Sentence
  • the heavy tread of tired troops
  • moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot
  • ponderous prehistoric beasts
  • a ponderous yawn

Definition
(adj) having great mass and weight and unwieldiness
Example Sentence
  • a ponderous stone
  • a ponderous burden
  • ponderous weapons

Definition
(adj) labored and dull
Example Sentence
  • a ponderous speech

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ponderous

Its simple guys, POUND is a unit of weight , we often calculate weight in pounds! 1 Pound = 480 grams
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by gatz_funky

Its simple guys, POUND is a unit of weight , we often calculate weight in pounds! 1 Pound = 480 grams
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by gatz_funky

POND-erou-S: words in CAPS form PONDS (femina PONDS beauty contest, the contestants are sleek and sexy), ERror(someone who is "heavy" auditoned for the contest)
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by Swapneel Patil

As big as a POND
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by ratul

ponderous~pondrus(pronunciation);pond+rus= the juice-can(rus) in my hand is having a large quantity of juice as much as water in a pond, because of its over weight i walked slowly/dull.
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by NarenSuri

ponderous=full of pounds=heavy,having great effect
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by r4ravi2008

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