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synonyms for ponderousness

  • denseness
  • density
  • heftiness
  • mass
  • massiveness
  • ponderosity
  • thickness
  • weight
  • weightiness

antonyms for ponderousness

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  • thinness
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How to use ponderousness in a sentence

David Saunderson was the embodiment of ponderousness; he spoke as slowly as he moved his cumbersome limbs.
WAR-TIME SILHOUETTESSTEPHEN HUDSON
He moved in the cotillon or waltz with a certain elephantine ponderousness and sagacity.
ROUND THE BLOCKJOHN BELL BOUTON
He believed that ponderousness and extension were qualities indispensable to eloquence.
THE TORRENTVICENTE BLASCO IBAEZ
The towering closeness of these on each hand, their impenetrability, and their ponderousness, are felt as a physical pressure.
A CHANGED MAN AND OTHER TALESTHOMAS HARDY
It has not the didactic ponderousness of Odos writing, but its language is clumsy.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
But at nineteen Thomas had attained a height of six feet five, with a proportionate breadth and ponderousness.
IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIMFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
In the son's case, the father's ponderousness had turned to gravity.
THE FORTUNE OF THE ROUGONSEMILE ZOLA
His lifeless and verbose conceits soon provoke by their falsity, and fatigue by their ponderousness.
THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE, VOLUME 1ALEXANDER POPE
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WORDS RELATED TO PONDEROUSNESS

  • bulk
  • bulkiness
  • fat
  • fatness
  • heft
  • heftiness
  • hugeness
  • ponderosity
  • ponderousness
  • weight
  • weightiness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.