One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Customers are free to meander around the rails as they wish, and comfortable armchairs are often supplied to facilitate a little sartorial ponderousness.’
- ‘The sheer ponderousness of the panel's opinion - the mountain of verbiage it must deploy to explain away these fourteen short words of constitutional text - refutes its thesis far more convincingly than anything I might say.’
- ‘Nancy and Miller exhibited the painfully protracted, predictable ponderousness which has become the hallmark of deconstruction in its senescent phase.’
- ‘Gibson's ponderousness, however, is different, born not from the traditional Hollywood fear of offending religious sensibilities, but rather from the distinctive character of his own commitment.’
- ‘In conveying so much about Adams's goodness, in vivid and smooth prose, McCullough slights Adams's intellectual ambitions, his brilliance and his ponderousness, his pettiness and his sometimes disabling pessimism.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.