Part of Speech: Adjective
Definition: slow and clumsy because of dead weight or dull, laborious or excessively solemn.
Source: Oxford Dictionary
Found in the 2nd line of ” Metaphors” by Sylvia Plath
This word was good to look up because the poem “Metaphors” is already an intense reading but the placement of the word “Ponderous” is used to describe a house.