Synonyms of ponderous in English:

ponderous


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adjective

1‘a mechanical doll performed a ponderous dance’

SYNONYMS
clumsy, slow, heavy, awkward, lumbering, slow-moving, cumbersome, heavy-footed, ungainly, graceless, maladroit, uncoordinated, blundering, like a bull in a china shop
informal clodhopping, clunky
archaic lubberly
rare cumbrous
ANTONYMS

light, graceful, elegant

2‘his ponderous sentences’

SYNONYMS
laboured, laborious, dull, awkward, clumsy, forced, stilted, unnatural, artificial, turgid, stodgy, stolid, lifeless, plodding, pedestrian, boring, uninteresting, solemn, serious, tedious, monotonous, dry, dreary, pedantic
ornate, elaborate, over-elaborate, intricate, convoluted, verbose, long-winded, windy, prolix
ANTONYMS

lively