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Synonyms for ponderous

Adjective

1. heavy, lumbering, ponderous, heavy-footed (vs. light-footed)
usage: slow and laborious because of weight; "the heavy tread of tired troops"; "moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot"; "ponderous prehistoric beasts"; "a ponderous yawn"
2. ponderous, heavy (vs. light)
usage: having great mass and weight and unwieldiness; "a ponderous stone"; "a ponderous burden"; "ponderous weapons"
3. ponderous, uninteresting (vs. interesting)
usage: labored and dull; "a ponderous speech"
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