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ponderousness

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ponderousness \Pon"der*ous*ness\, noun The quality or state of being ponderous; ponderosity.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

ponderousness

noun

1: an oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency; "a book so serious that it sometimes subsided into ponderousness"; "his lectures tend to heaviness and repetition" [syn: {ponderousness}, {heaviness}]

2: the property of being large in mass [syn: {heft}, {heftiness}, {massiveness}, {ponderousness}, {ponderosity}]


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