ponderously

All Adverb
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  • That was another of his girls, he stated, ponderously and under his breath as usual. Cited from 'Twixt Land & Sea, by Joseph Conrad
  • Bran moved his head, and rising ponderously walked round the seat towards the house. Cited from Leonora, by Arnold Bennett
  • Need I say that by nature he was a ponderously dull boy. Cited from Paul Kelver by Jerome K. Jerome
  • He went ponderously up the steps, for Sam had put on weight since I knew him. Cited from The Man in Lower Ten, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • He moved ponderously along over the smooth dusty road, and at last reached the market-place. Cited from The Story of the Foss River Ranch, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • It does not pay to take our parts ponderously. Cited from The Place Beyond the Winds, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • He went ponderously up the brown stone steps and rang the bell. Cited from Never-Fail Blake, by Arthur Stringer
  • Then he went slowly and ponderously up-stairs to bed. Cited from Dangerous Days, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • So Uncle George seated himself slowly and ponderously in an arm-chair by the fire. Cited from More William, by Richmal Crompton
  • Mrs. Cary rose to her feet and came ponderously over to her daughter's side. Cited from The Native Born, by I. A. R. Wylie
  • The whole man seemed to turn, ponderously and steadily, like a siege-gun. Cited from The Last Hope, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • The two girls looked at each other with a smile of understanding as the big figure of the Judge moved ponderously away. Cited from Alabaster Box, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  • Ponderously, the ship settled into the iron sand; slowly, the internal fires died. Cited from The Hills of Home, by Alfred Coppel
  • He then ponderously marched his charge to the door, where, assuredly, he did a strange thing. Cited from The Little White Bird, by J.M. Barrie
  • Then, turning himself round, he slowly and ponderously crossed one leg over the other, and waved his hand. Cited from Burr Junior, by G. Manville Fenn
  • Then he heaved himself ponderously out of his great chair. Cited from St. Martin's Summer, by Rafael Sabatini
  • He turned his shoulder upon the jester, and moved ponderously towards the door by which he had originally entered the room. Cited from Love-at-Arms, by Rafael Sabatini
  • He turned ponderously in his chair, gazing out of the windows. Cited from Bat Wing, by Sax Rohmer
  • That gentleman stepped forward, ponderously willing to please, and placed his hand on the board. Cited from Moon-Face and Other Stories by Jack London
  • The world cannot help falling, from now on, slowly -- a little ponderously perhaps at first -- into the hands of good men. Cited from Crowds, by Gerald Stanley Lee
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How ponderously gets used

Meaning of ponderously

  • adverb In an uninterestingly ponderous manner
    the play was staged with ponderously realistic sets
  • adverb In a heavy ponderous manner
    he moves ponderously