Ponderously \Pon"der*ous*ly\, adv. In a ponderous manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • ponderously — adverb 1. in an uninterestingly ponderous manner the play was staged with ponderously realistic sets • Derived from adjective: ↑ponderous 2. in a heavy ponderous manner he moves ponderously • Derived from adjective: ↑ponderous …   Useful english dictionary

  • ponderously — ponderous ► ADJECTIVE 1) slow and clumsy because of great weight. 2) dull or laborious. DERIVATIVES ponderously adverb. ORIGIN Latin ponderosus, from pondus weight …   English terms dictionary

  • ponderously — adverb see ponderous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ponderously — See ponderous. * * * …   Universalium

  • ponderously — adverb in a ponderous manner; very slowly …   Wiktionary

  • ponderously — pÉ‘ndrÉ™slɪ / pÉ’n adv. heavily, weightily; in a dull manner, tediously, boringly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ponderously — pon·der·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • ponderously — See: ponderous …   English dictionary

  • ponderous — ponderously, adv. ponderousness, ponderosity /pon deuh ros i tee/, n. /pon deuhr euhs/, adj. 1. of great weight; heavy; massive. 2. awkward or unwieldy: He carried a ponderous burden on his back. 3. dull and labored: a ponderous dissertation.… …   Universalium

  • ponderous — [[t]pɒ̱ndərəs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Ponderous writing or speech is very serious, uses more words than necessary, and is rather dull. He had a dense, ponderous style. Derived words: ponderously ADV GRADED ADV with v ...the rather ponderously titled… …   English dictionary

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