Ponderous


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Ponderous [pon-der-uh s]

  • (adj) slow and clumsy because of great weight.“a mechanical doll performed a ponderous dance”
  • (adj) (especially of speech or writing) dull or laborious.“the show is loaded down with ponderous one-liners”

Ponderous (पान्डरस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • नीरस, भारी-भरकम, श्रमसाध्य, कष्टकारक, बोझल, वजनदार

Ponderous Origin

  • late Middle English: via French from Latin ponderosus, from pondus, ponder- ‘weight’.

Ponderous in a sentence (word usage in newspaper)

  • John McPhee has written a ponderous New Yorker story about the process of writing itself?
  • It reflects the efforts of a state getting down to the ponderous business of educating its citizens.
  • Wales can look ponderous and unimaginative in attack, although their defence is never far short of colossal.
  • Test match game gave way to porous defence and ponderous foot movement.
  • The pace of the narrative is painfully ponderous.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of ponderous

  • Ponderous mein chhupa hai “Pound” = bhari-bharkam

Ponderous pronunciation

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