heavy, lumbering, ponderous
Meaning: 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"
Meaning: having great mass and weight and unwieldiness; "a ponderous stone"; "a ponderous burden"; "ponderous weapons"
The high-walled, irregularly shaped construction sat in a ponderous silence.
In England, Wheatstone and Cooke had introduced a ponderous magnetic needle telegraph.
Every day seems like a romance within itself, and the years grow into ponderous volumes.
Clement Austin appeared five minutes afterwards, carrying two ponderous morocco-bound volumes.
He took me to interesting places and we were entertained by a number of people, mostly ponderous and stupid.
His chair, supported by a carved gun-carriage, was modeled upon the ponderous proportions of a 32-inch mortar.
On the day the storm ceased Walter left his high stool and ponderous book early and joined his friends in solid array in their square.
Blake was a man upon whom silence had descended as a blight; heavy of build, slow of thought, ponderous of movement, he absorbed all and apparently gave out nothing.
Mathematicians regard the achievement now as men might stare at the work of some demigod of a bygone age, wondering what manner of man this was, able to wield such ponderous implements with such apparent ease.
What was formerly a ponderous history, revives in the shape of a romance--an old legend changes into a modern play--and a sober philosophical treatise furnishes the body for a whole series of bouncing and sparkling essays.