Synonyms of ponderous in English:

ponderous


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adjective

1‘a mechanical doll performed a ponderous dance’

SYNONYMS

clumsy, slow, heavy, awkward, lumbering, slow-moving, cumbersome, heavy-footed, ungainly, graceless, maladroit, uncoordinated, blundering, like a bull in a china shop

informal clodhopping, clunky

archaic lubberly

rare cumbrous

ANTONYMS

light, graceful, elegant

2‘his ponderous sentences’

SYNONYMS

laboured, laborious, dull, awkward, clumsy, forced, stilted, unnatural, artificial, turgid, stodgy, stolid, lifeless, plodding, pedestrian, boring, uninteresting, solemn, serious, tedious, monotonous, dry, dreary, pedantic

ornate, elaborate, over-elaborate, intricate, convoluted, verbose, long-winded, windy, prolix

ANTONYMS

lively