Etymology
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plodding (adj.)

"diligent and dull, moving or working with slow and patient diligence," 1580s, present-participle adjective from plod (v.). Related: Ploddingly.

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Definitions of plodding
1
plodding (n.)
hard monotonous routine work;
Synonyms: drudgery / grind / donkeywork
plodding (n.)
the act of walking with a slow heavy gait;
Synonyms: plod
2
plodding (adj.)
(of movement) slow and laborious;
Synonyms: leaden
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