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ponderous (adj.)

c. 1400, "thick;" early 15c., "heavy, weighty, clumsy," from Latin ponderosus "of great weight; full of meaning," from pondus (genitive ponderis) "weight," from stem of pendere "to hang, cause to hang; weigh" (from PIE root *(s)pen- "to draw, stretch, spin"). Meaning "tedious" is first recorded 1704. Related: Ponderously; ponderousness.

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Definitions of ponderous from WordNet

ponderous (adj.)
having great mass and weight and unwieldiness;
ponderous weapons
a ponderous burden
a ponderous stone
ponderous (adj.)
labored and dull;
a ponderous speech
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