ponderousness

  • 1Ponderousness — Pon der*ous*ness, n. The quality or state of being ponderous; ponderosity. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2ponderousness — index weight (burden) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3ponderousness — noun 1. an oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency a book so serious that it sometimes subsided into ponderousness his lectures tend to heaviness and repetition • Syn: ↑heaviness • Derivationally related forms:… …

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  • 4ponderousness — noun see ponderous …

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  • 5ponderousness — See ponderously. * * * …

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  • 6ponderousness — noun The quality of being ponderous …

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  • 7ponderousness — Synonyms and related words: Gothicism, aridity, avoirdupois, awkwardness, bad taste, barbarism, barbarousness, barrenness, beef, beefiness, bloodlessness, bombasticness, boorishness, bulkiness, bumblingness, cacology, cacophony, characterlessness …

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  • 8ponderousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being physically heavy: heaviness, heftiness, massiveness, ponderosity, weight, weightiness. Informal: avoirdupois. See HEAVY …

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  • 9ponderousness — pon·der·ous·ness …

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  • 10heaviness — noun 1. the property of being comparatively great in weight (Freq. 2) the heaviness of lead • Syn: ↑weightiness • Ant: ↑lightness • Derivationally related forms: ↑weighty ( …

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  • 11weight — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. heaviness; heft; overweight, avoirdupois, tonnage, poundage; gravity; ballast; measurement; importance, influence; significance; pressure, load, burden. See quantity. v. ballast, load, burden; favor;… …

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  • 12stumble — stumble, trip, blunder, lurch, flounder, lumber, galumph, lollop, bumble can mean to move unsteadily, clumsily, or with defective equilibrium (as in walking, in doing, or in proceeding). Stumble, trip, blunder, lurch, and flounder as applied to… …

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  • 13heftiness — noun 1. possessing muscular strength • Syn: ↑brawn, ↑brawniness, ↑muscle, ↑muscularity, ↑sinew • Derivationally related forms: ↑sinewy (for: ↑sine …

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  • 14massiveness — noun 1. an unwieldy largeness • Syn: ↑bulkiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑massive, ↑bulky (for: ↑bulkiness) • Hypernyms: ↑largeness, ↑ …

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  • 15ponderosity — noun the property of being large in mass • Syn: ↑heft, ↑heftiness, ↑massiveness, ↑ponderousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ponderous, ↑ponderous (for: ↑ …

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  • 16Atomic weight — Weight Weight, n. [OE. weght, wight, AS. gewiht; akin to D. gewigt, G. gewicht, Icel. v[ae]tt, Sw. vigt, Dan. v[ae]gt. See {Weigh}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center… …

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  • 17Dead weight — Weight Weight, n. [OE. weght, wight, AS. gewiht; akin to D. gewigt, G. gewicht, Icel. v[ae]tt, Sw. vigt, Dan. v[ae]gt. See {Weigh}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center… …

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  • 18Feather weight — Weight Weight, n. [OE. weght, wight, AS. gewiht; akin to D. gewigt, G. gewicht, Icel. v[ae]tt, Sw. vigt, Dan. v[ae]gt. See {Weigh}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center… …

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  • 19Foliosity — Fo li*os i*ty, n. The ponderousness or bulk of a folio; voluminousness. [R.] De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 20Heavy weight — Weight Weight, n. [OE. weght, wight, AS. gewiht; akin to D. gewigt, G. gewicht, Icel. v[ae]tt, Sw. vigt, Dan. v[ae]gt. See {Weigh}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center… …

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