ponderance


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ponderance

(ˈpɒndərəns) or

ponderancy

n
weight or significance
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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.
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.