Pendulous meaning

pĕn'jə-ləs, pĕn'dyə-, -də-
Hanging loosely; suspended so as to swing or sway.
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Wavering; undecided.
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Hanging freely or loosely; suspended so as to swing.
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Hanging or bending downward; drooping.
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Vacillating; uncertain.
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Hanging as if from a support.
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(biology) Having branches etc. that bend downwards; drooping or weeping.
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Origin of pendulous

  • From Latin pendulus from pendēre to hang (s)pen- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition