ponderous

Part of speech: adverb

Ponderously.

Part of speech: noun

Ponderousness.

Part of speech: adjective

Having weight; unusually weighty or forcible; also, huge; bulky.

Part of speech: adjective

Impressive, as by weight of learning.

Part of speech: adjective

Heavy to the extent of dulness; lumbering; labored.

Part of speech: noun

Ponderosity.

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Usage examples "ponderous":

  1. Having torn up the ponderous trees, overturned rocks, and cleaned out the stream, the cyclone seemed to mount upward and leave the earth entirely, probably to descend some miles away and continue its work of destruction. - "The Hunters of the Ozark", Edward S. Ellis.
  2. The twitching of a ponderous ear of each animal told that they had heard and understood. - "The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Flying-Rings-or-Making-the-Start-in-the-Sawdust-Life", Darlington, Edgar B. P..
  3. A minute afterwards he began to speak with ponderous dignity. - "The Awakening of Helena Richie", Margaret Deland.