What are some alternative words for ponderous?

Synonyms for ponderousˈpɒn dər əs

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term ponderous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. heavy, lumbering, ponderous(adj)

    slow and laborious because of weight

    Synonyms:
    laboured, sullen, laborious, overweight, toilsome, intemperate, with child(p), sound, wakeless, dense, grueling, heavy(p), threatening, grave, cloggy, heavy(a), large(p), clayey, enceinte, grievous, fleshy, weighed down, hard, weighty, impenetrable, gruelling, expectant, lumbering, ponderous, backbreaking, sonorous, great(p), profound, operose, heavy, arduous, big(a), labored, punishing, gravid, big(p), lowering, leaden

    Antonyms:
    interesting, light-footed, light

  2. ponderous(adj)

    having great mass and weight and unwieldiness

    Synonyms:
    lumbering, heavy

    Antonyms:
    light-footed, light, interesting

  3. ponderous(adj)

    labored and dull

    Synonyms:
    lumbering, heavy

    Antonyms:
    light-footed, interesting, light

Wiktionary

  1. ponderous(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    massive, heavy

  2. ponderous(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    oppressive, serious

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ponderous

    Synonyms:
    clumsy, dull, heavy, inert, slow, sluggish, stony, wooden

    Antonyms:
    aerial, airy, animated, ethereal, fairylike, frolicsome, gay, joyous, light, lively, sprightly

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ponderous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    heavy, weighty, massive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

heavy, cumbersome, unwieldy


Translations for ponderous

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ثقيلArabic
  • conformista, grave, abrumador, agobiante, torpe, dogmático, pesado, beocio, grosero, aplastanteSpanish
  • järkälemäinen, uuvuttava, raskas, kömpelö, pitkäveteinen, painava, rasittava, pohdiskeleva, raskassoutuinenFinnish
  • pesant, abrutissant, béotien, lourd, écrasant, dogmatique, maladroit, grossier, conformisteFrench
  • māngaingaiMāori
  • enfadonhoPortuguese
  • неповоротливый, скучный, тяжёлый, увесистый, нудный, неуклюжийRussian

Get even more translations for ponderous »

Translation

Find a translation for the ponderous synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

Images & Illustrations of ponderous

     Images & Illustrations of ponderous Images & Illustrations of ponderous Images & Illustrations of ponderous

Discuss these ponderous synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"ponderous." Synonyms.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 21 Oct. 2017. <http://www.synonyms.net/synonym/ponderous>.

Are we missing a good synonym for ponderous?

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for ponderous:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.