ponderate

transitive verb
pon·​der·​ate | \ˈpändəˌrāt\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of ponderate 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: to weigh down : give substance to

ponderate

adjective
pon·​der·​ate | \ˈpänd(ə)rə̇t\

Definition of ponderate (Entry 2 of 2)

: deliberate ponderate consideration

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History and Etymology for ponderate

Transitive verb

Latin ponderatus, past participle of ponderare to weigh

Adjective

Latin ponderatus, past participle of ponderare to ponder

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