pendulous Definition

  • 1hanging down loosely
  • 2swinging freely
  • 3liable to change frequently or suddenly

Using pendulous: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "pendulous" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The pendulous branches of the weeping willow tree.

  • Example

    The pendulous chandelier swayed gently in the breeze.

  • Example

    Her mood was pendulous, shifting from joy to sadness in a matter of minutes.

pendulous Synonyms and Antonyms

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Summary: pendulous in Brief

Pendulous [ˈpɛndjʊləs] describes something that is hanging down loosely or swinging freely. It can also refer to something that is liable to change frequently or suddenly. Examples include the pendulous branches of a tree, a pendulous chandelier, and a pendulous mood that shifts rapidly between emotions.