Words and phrases that have a meaning related to ponderous:   (124 results)

Often used in the same context:
leaden, turgid, lugubrious, pedantic, overlong, ungainly, talky, clunky, overfamiliar, portentous, disjointed, wordy, soporific, prolix, stilted, clumsy, overwrought, stagey, dull, weighty, melodramatic, uninventive, digressive, winded, unfocussed, overdetermined, slapdash, expository, wearisome, inelegant, interminable, pretentious, florid, tedious, unpoetic, sententious, mawkish, unwieldy, maudlin, stolid, declamatory, obtuse, unconvincing, funereal, pompous, stagy, unimaginative, trite, prosaic, affectless, languid, stodgy, didactic, cumbersome, artless, passionless, elegiac, tiresome, repetitious, bathetic, unaffecting, snappy, formulaic, draggy, unhurried, uninteresting, hackneyed, flaccid, humorless, inexpressive, flabby, unadventurous, droll, unentertaining, unshapely, monotonous, scattershot, boring, sprightly, toneless, aphoristic, muddled, bombastic, uninspired, verbose, wieldy, torpid, laborious, desultory, languorous, schoolmasterly, cadenced, orotund, lachrymose, bland, insipid, anachronistic, overstuffed, shavian, effortful, longwinded, dour, cumbrous, massy, elephantine, unwieldly, gigantic, bulky, lifeless, cyclopean, massive, bulkier, chiseled, creaky, impressive, serpentine

Appears in the definition of:
., polysyllabic, ponderously, sesquipedalian

heavy, heavy-footed, lumbering, uninteresting

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— Nouns for ponderous: volumes, weight mass, machinery, volume, style, way, body, machine, work, more...

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See ponderous used in context: 3 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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