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Definition of ponderousness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    ponderousness

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈpɒndərəsnəs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːndərəsnəs//
     
    [uncountable] (formal)
     
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  1. 1(disapproving) the quality of being too slow and careful, especially in a way that is serious and boring synonym tediousness
  2. 2the quality of moving slowly and heavily or being able to move only slowly