ponderance

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ponderance

(ˈpɒndərəns) or

ponderancy

n
weight or significance
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The second of its two sentences justifies the proposition set forth in the first, and is written in an Italian worthy of a specialist in jurisprudence, but somewhat out of the reach of the non-specialist, endowing the pronouncement with added ponderance.
The study by Ayoub Filali et al also mentioned a pre ponderance in this age group accounting for 70% cases.
Maybe it's a ponderance of how to deal with their aging parents or how to handle that horny teenage kid that's about to take their daughter on her first date.
And in the 1990s, on the side of large environment, that is to say the first kind of environment problems, people in our country have begun to be aware of the ponderance of these problems, such as desertification, sand calamity , grassland's perish and degradation, land subsidence and sinking, seawater encroachment, the pollution of offshore environment, earthquake ect.
But even the most hip parents (and grandparents) will get the message: this is a not always brave new world of private ponderance.
This alone is an interesting ponderance, and raises questions of its own.
As part of the new-found freedom of the liminoid, as opposed to a more normative "truly liminal" rite of passage in the past, he asserts the liminoid as a period of increasingly cogitating appreciation of art: he says that being in a theatre amounts to a playful mode of reflection, of thought, ponderance, rational problematisation, and so on (Turner, 1979:466, 494).
14) Following this weighty ponderance, politics, being a thing, found its "abode" in language--and not vice-versa.
90), and it comes after much resistance and ponderance, not likely to flee once again out of view.