Antonyms of adj ponderous

3 senses of ponderous

Sense 1
heavy, lumbering, ponderous -- (slow and laborious because of weight; "the heavy tread of tired troops"; "moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot"; "ponderous prehistoric beasts"; "a ponderous yawn")

INDIRECT (VIA heavy-footed) -> light-footed -- ((of movement) having a light and springy step; "a light-footed girl")

Sense 2
ponderous -- (having great mass and weight and unwieldiness; "a ponderous stone"; "a ponderous burden"; "ponderous weapons")

INDIRECT (VIA heavy) -> light -- (of comparatively little physical weight or density; "a light load"; "magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C")

Sense 3
ponderous -- (labored and dull; "a ponderous speech")

INDIRECT (VIA uninteresting) -> interesting -- (arousing or holding the attention)

Similarity of adj ponderous

3 senses of ponderous

Sense 1
heavy, lumbering, ponderous -- (slow and laborious because of weight; "the heavy tread of tired troops"; "moved with a lumbering sag-bellied trot"; "ponderous prehistoric beasts"; "a ponderous yawn")
       => heavy-footed (vs. light-footed) -- ((of movement) lacking ease or lightness; "his tired heavy-footed walk")

Sense 2
ponderous -- (having great mass and weight and unwieldiness; "a ponderous stone"; "a ponderous burden"; "ponderous weapons")
       => heavy (vs. light) -- (of comparatively great physical weight or density; "a heavy load"; "lead is a heavy metal"; "heavy mahogany furniture")

Sense 3
ponderous -- (labored and dull; "a ponderous speech")
       => uninteresting (vs. interesting) -- (arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement; "a very uninteresting account of her trip")

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