Origin of ponder
OTHER WORDS FROM ponderpon·der·er, nounre·pon·der, verb (used without object)un·pon·dered, adjectivewell-pondered, adjective
How to use ponder in a sentence
Like the greats in the cyberpunk genre, “Cyberpunk 2077” asks what it means to be human and ponders the effects of a society run by mega corporations that have far too much control.‘Cyberpunk 2077’ is a thrill ride through an ugly, unexamined world|Elise Favis|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
Like Warhol, Christenberry pondered consumer products, although with an emphasis on regional brands.In the galleries: Perspectives on blending culture and identity|Mark Jenkins|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
For Harden, there is no success greater than thriving while everyone else ponders the legality of his prosperity.James Harden has confused player empowerment with self-sabotage|Jerry Brewer|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
It would be difficult under such circumstances to fairly judge how much progress there has been toward James’s objective, but she apparently had pondered that, too, when she set it.
Coach Ken Niumatalolo also was pondering a quarterback change after senior Dalen Morris and the rest of the offense struggled.Navy is back in action at last but sputters to a 10-7 loss to Memphis|Kareem Copeland|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
Strange as it may seem, I first pondered this question in the airport concourse at Seattle.
The deep truths resonated within my heart and soul, illuminating questions I had pondered over the years.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brother Patrick became weaker and weaker and others stop coming around as they pondered over their own status.
Hell, James left the entire league in a holding pattern whilst he pondered his future, Hamlet-like.LeBron James Returns to Cleveland: How 'The Decision 2.0' Happened|Robert Silverman|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Talmudic sages for generations have pondered this profound question.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Cockalorum pondered over this for a moment, and then murmuring, "I prefer croquet," floundered away through the waving grass.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
He pondered them a moment, his dark eyes musing almost regretfully.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Matt pondered those words as well as he could with every faculty centered in the running of the car.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
She took the note from her pocket and pondered each word; the cruel, truthful words!Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
For one moment Richard pondered whether he could leap into the water, and drift down-stream with his arms pinioned.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis