US: /ˈpɑndɝəs/
UK: /pˈɒndəɹəs/

English Vietnamese dictionary

ponderous /'pɔndərəs/
  • tính từ
    • nặng, có trọng lượng
    • chậm chạp (do trọng lượng)
      • ponderous movement: cử động chậm chạp
    • cần cù (công việc)
    • nặng nề, buồn tẻ, chán ngắt (hành văn, bài nói...)

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective (written)
1 (disapproving) (of speech and writing) too slow and careful; serious and boring: He spoke in a slow ponderous voice.
2 moving slowly and heavily; able to move only slowly: She watched the cow's ponderous progress.
ponderously adverb
ponderousness noun [U]

Thesaurus dictionary

1 weighty, unwieldy, heavy, massive, huge, big, large, awkward, clumsy, cumbersome or cumbrous:
A ponderous juggernaut bore down on us, completely out of control.
2 dull, tedious, laboured, laborious, tiresome, turgid, boring, dreary, pedestrian, stilted, windy, inflated, long-winded, wordy, verbose, prolix, elephantine, pompous, grandiloquent, overdone:
Many students faced with textbooks written in ponderous prose become disenchanted with learning.

Concise English dictionary

'pɑndərəs /'pɒn-
+slow and laborious because of weight
+having great mass and weight and unwieldiness
+labored and dull