1 slow and laborious because of weight; "the heavy tread of tired troops"; "moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot"; "ponderous prehistoric beasts"; "a ponderous yawn" [syn: heavy, lumbering]
2 having great mass and weight and unwieldiness; "a ponderous stone"; "a ponderous burden"; "ponderous weapons"
3 labored and dull; "a ponderous speech"
clumsy and unwieldy because of its weight
- Finnish: rasittava, raskas
extremely dull or boring
- Finnish: pitkäpiimäinen, uuvuttava
slow and heavy
- Finnish: kömpelö, raskas
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