Origin of ponderMiddle English ponderen from Middle French ponderer from Classical Latin ponderare, to weigh from pondus (gen. ponderis), weight: see pound
Statue of Rodin's The Thinker
An example of to ponder is the action shown by the statue, The Thinker, by Rodin.
verbpon·dered, pon·der·ing, pon·ders
Origin of ponderMiddle English ponderen from Old French ponderer from Latin ponderāre from pondus ponder- weight ; see (s)pen- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present ponders, present participle pondering, simple past and past participle pondered)
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