Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a ponderous manner; with great weight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a ponderous manner.

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  • adverb In a ponderous manner; very slowly.

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  • adverb in a heavy ponderous manner
  • adverb in an uninterestingly ponderous manner

Etymologies

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ponderous +‎ -ly

Examples

  • “Well,” Skizzicks began slowly as his brain ponderously engaged, “My gram always said, ‘Good things come to those who wait.’”

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  • “Well,” Skizzicks began slowly as his brain ponderously engaged, “My gram always said, ‘Good things come to those who wait.’”

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  • "I want to hide behind you," Big Mike says, each word ponderously escaping from his mouth as if it's the last he'll ever speak.

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  • "I want to hide behind you," Big Mike says, each word ponderously escaping from his mouth as if it's the last he'll ever speak.

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  • "I want to hide behind you," Big Mike says, each word ponderously escaping from his mouth as if it's the last he'll ever speak.

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  • "I want to hide behind you," Big Mike says, each word ponderously escaping from his mouth as if it's the last he'll ever speak.

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  • Reading it, he felt properly shamed for his exaggeration, yet Mr. Song, who’d followed each word ponderously close, was neither alarmed nor offended.

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  • Reading it, he felt properly shamed for his exaggeration, yet Mr. Song, who’d followed each word ponderously close, was neither alarmed nor offended.

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  • Reading it, he felt properly shamed for his exaggeration, yet Mr. Song, who’d followed each word ponderously close, was neither alarmed nor offended.

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  • Reading it, he felt properly shamed for his exaggeration, yet Mr. Song, who’d followed each word ponderously close, was neither alarmed nor offended.

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  • Indeed.

    September 7, 2008