German translation of 'ponderous'
Example Sentences Including 'ponderous'
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Being slow and ponderous, it always took him a long time to reach a new idea.Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886)
It is a worthy and comprehensive book, if a rather ponderous one.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The first thing we all discovered was that the rather ponderous first names his parents had bestowed on him had been replaced by'Sam '.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He strolled about with a ponderous, heavy gait, as if he were hugely bored with himself and the impromptu judgements he had to make.The Broken God (1993)
With slow ponderous pomp the English ceremony followed.THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
He looked ponderous when given a golden chance in the first half.The Sun (2015)
He looks so ponderous, so cumbersome.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He was instinctive with his goal but before that, his lack of speed and movement encouraged a ponderous build-up.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Looked slow, ponderous and still like a bodybuilder.The Sun (2016)
Optimism abounds but the car looks ponderous.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Their game has been very slow, ponderous and lacking in any creativity.The Sun (2015)
Their passing was slow, ponderous, their movement limp.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
On one hand they are quite serious, ponderous people, who approach interviews as if they are about to sit their finals at university.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Then I too am aware of a rather ponderous crashing about.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
There are hot keys (quick cuts) and more ponderous slow keys.SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004)
United have become a slow and ponderous team.The Sun (2015)
Theology texts are often rather ponderous affairs, and not infrequently come in multiple volumes.Christianity Today (2000)
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Used Occasionally. ponderous is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'ponderous' in Other Languages
British English: ponderous ADJECTIVE
Ponderous writing or speech is very serious, uses more words than necessary, and is rather dull.
He had a dense, ponderous style.
Translation of ponderous from the Collins English to German Dictionary