Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Ponderous character or quality; ponderosity; weight.
- n. The quality of being ponderous.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality or state of being ponderous; ponderosity.
- n. an oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency
- n. the property of being large in mass
- ponderous + -ness (Wiktionary)
“The 2-1/2 hour roadshow edition we saw succumbed to ponderousness all too often.”
“The movie itself struggles against all-encompassing ponderousness.”
“He would emphasize the Cockney in his voice when he said these things, perhaps to defuse the ponderousness.”
“Anthony Page directs with a plodding ponderousness that turns this disconcerting comedy into a three-hour trudge.”
“It would have been easy to class the ineffectiveness of Capello's men on that occasion as a random lapse had it not been for a previous 0-0, against Algeria at the World Cup, that epitomised the ponderousness in that tournament.”
“Evidently, we hadn't thought this through properly, not Jessica Mary with her affinity for florid words or me with my natural ponderousness.”
“By the way, does your ponderousness create its own gravitational field?”
“But you forgot "pondering the ponderousness of ponderosity.”
“That's not to say "Hercules" isn't far more fun than the civics lessons of "Pocahontas" or the ponderousness of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame.”
“The sheen and the three dimensional frames give a sense of ponderousness to already weighty images... the impression being that these images are artifacts - monuments belonging to a different time or place.”
‘ponderousness’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for ponderousness.