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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun plodding:

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Definition of the noun plodding

What does plodding mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ploddings

  1. hard monotonous routine work
  2. the act of walking with a slow heavy gait
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of plodding: plod
    • more generic words: walk / walking = the act of traveling by foot

Definition of the adjective plodding

What does plodding mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. (of movement) slow and laborious

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Google previewThe Shakespearian Dictionary (1832)

Forming a General Index to All the Popular Expressions, and Most Striking Passages in the Works of Shakespeare : from a Few Words to Fifty Or More Lines: an Appropriate Synonym Being Affixed to Each Extract, with a Reference to the Context : the Whole Designed to Introduce the Beauties of Shakespeare Into the Familiar Intercourse of Society by Thomas Dolby

PLODDING. Why, universal plodding prisons up The nimble spirits in the arteries; As motion, and long-during action, tires The sinewy vigour of the traveller. - L. L. iv. 3. PLOT. By the Lord, our plot is a good plot as ever was laid ; our friends true ...

Google previewThe Shakespearian Dictionary, Forming a General Index to All the Popular Expressions, and Most Striking Passages in the Works of Shakespeare, from a Few Words to Fifty Or More Lines ... By T. Dolby (1832)

by William Shakespeare, Thomas Dolby

PLODDING. Why, universal plodding prisons up The nimble spirits in the arteries; As motion, and long-during action, tires The sinewy vigour of the traveller. - L. L. iv. 3. PLOT. By the Lord, our plot is a good plot as ever was laid; our friends true ...

Google previewThe Shakespearian dictionary; a general index to the popular expressions, and most striking passages in the works of Shakespeare (1832)

by Thomas Dolby

PLODDING. Why, universal plodding prisons up The nimble spirits in the arteries ; As motion, and long-during action, tires The sinewy vigour of the traveller. . L. L. iv. 3. PLOT. By the Lord, our plot is a good plot as ever was laid ; our friends ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie

plodding. jComp. Prov. E. plowd, to wade, plodge, to walk through ...

Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

plod /plnd/ verb: plods, plodding, plodded 1 Someone plods when ...

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Quotes about Plodding

The only people who have control over their careers are the ones you see on the covers of magazines. Everyone else is just plodding along making a living. The key is not to live over your means and overdo it. (Adam Baldwin)
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Scrabble value of P3L1O1D2D2I1N1G2

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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