Definition of plodding:
- slow (part of speech: adjective)
- slowness (part of speech: noun)
- slowing (part of speech: verb)
We traveled on this road two or three miles, when we were satisfied that we should have taken the other fork, but thinking we would come to a road soon that bore in the right direction, we kept plodding along in the darkness and finally in the rain, and when near daylight we went into camp, we only knew we were in the woods somewhere in South Carolina, but in what particular portion of that state we could not tell.- "In and Out of Rebel Prisons", Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper.
The humanity we found in them came partly through the expression of their eyes when tired, their tones of voice when hungry and calling for food, their patient plodding and pulling in hot weather, their long- drawn- out sighing breath when exhausted and suffering like ourselves, and their enjoyment of rest with the same grateful looks as ours.- "The Story of My Boyhood and Youth", John Muir.
- "A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution", Charles Dickens.