English to Afrikaans Meaning :: ponderous

Ponderous :
swaar
- swaarlomp souponderousness
 

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Adjective(1) slow and laborious because of weight(2) having great mass and weight and unwieldiness(3) labored and dull

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(1) Like The End Of Violence, it sometimes feels clumsy and ponderous , and seems unlikely to attract more than a cult audience.(2) The response of university authorities has been slow and ponderous .(3) The Nissan Patrol drives as it looks - heavy and a little ponderous .(4) The book's long, ponderous descriptions of southern landscapes and sub-Faulknerian dialogue led some readers to suspect that the hero was in no hurry to see her again.(5) The price is obscene, and I often find the typical article ponderous .(6) House of the Spirits was stilted and ponderous and written with a poor command of the nuances of English.(7) There's no point in comparing the graphic novel Road to Perdition with the respectable though somewhat ponderous movie based on it.(8) His jumping is crisp and accurate at this game, whereas he can often be slow and ponderous over fences.(9) He had a pretty good beard going and he moved with a slow, ponderous deliberation, like he was reaching the end of a long journey.(10) The very slow action and scene progression of Rainmaker may appear overly ponderous , but is quite effective in conveying the desperation of the characters.(11) Stansfield had lost none of his ability in winning the ball in the air but on the ground he was slow and ponderous and a number of defensive errors became attributed to him.(12) After a half hour of ponderous , laugh-free, heavy dialogue, I reclassified Prizzi's Honor as a serious mob movie.(13) After Jurassic Park, the monster looked so slow and ponderous it was pretty funny.(14) Foreman was thought to be slow and ponderous heading into his title fight with Frazier.(15) The superior fitness and organisation within the Malton side was always going to cause problems for a ponderous and ageing visiting side who had little to offer apart from a big front row.(16) Beck's answers are slow and considered, thoughtful to the point of being ponderous .
Synonyms
Adjective
1. clumsy ::
onbeholpe
2. labored ::
gearbei
Antonyms
1. absorbing ::
absorbeer
2. engaging ::
innemende
3. engrossing ::
boeiend
4. interesting ::
interessant
5. intriguing ::
intrige
Different Forms
ponderous, ponderously, ponderousness
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