unwieldy

  • 21unwieldy — adj. heavy, awkward …

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  • 22unwieldy — adjective (unwieldier, unwieldiest) hard to move or manage because of size, shape, or weight. Derivatives unwieldily adverb unwieldiness noun Origin ME (in the sense lacking strength, infirm ): from un 1 + wieldy (in the obs. sense active ) …

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  • 23unwieldy — a. Unmanageable (from size or weight), ponderous, bulky, weighty, heavy, clumsy, large …

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  • 24unwieldy — adj unmanageable, unhandy, hard to handle, awkward, clumsy, ungainly; bulky, substantial, large, massive, huge; heavy, hefty, ponderous, cumbrous, cumbersome, weighty …

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  • 25unwieldy — un·wieldy …

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  • 26unwieldy — adjective Syn: awkward, unmanageable, unmanoeuvrable, cumbersome, clumsy, massive, heavy, hefty, bulky …

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  • 27unwieldy — [ʌnˈwiːldi] adj formal 1) too big or complicated to work well 2) large or heavy and difficult to carry …

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  • 28unwieldy — un•wield•y [[t]ʌnˈwil di[/t]] adj., wield•i•er, wield•i•est. wielded with difficulty; not readily handled or managed in use or action, as from size, shape, or weight • Etymology: 1350–1400 un•wield′i•ness, n …

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  • 29unwieldy — /ʌnˈwildi / (say un weeldee) adjective 1. not wieldy; wielded with difficulty; not readily handled or managed in use or action, as from size, shape, or weight. 2. ungainly; awkward. –unwieldily, adverb –unwieldiness, noun …

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  • 30unwieldy — adj. (unwieldier, unwieldiest) cumbersome, clumsy, or hard to manage, owing to size, shape, or weight. Derivatives: unwieldily adv. unwieldiness n. Etymology: ME f. UN (1) + wieldy active (now dial.) f. WIELD …

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  • 31Unwieldily — Unwieldy Un*wield y, a. Not easily wielded or carried; unmanageable; bulky; ponderous. A fat, unwieldy body of fifty eight years old. Clarendon. [1913 Webster] {Un*wield i*ly}, adv. {Un*wield i*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 32Unwieldiness — Unwieldy Un*wield y, a. Not easily wielded or carried; unmanageable; bulky; ponderous. A fat, unwieldy body of fifty eight years old. Clarendon. [1913 Webster] {Un*wield i*ly}, adv. {Un*wield i*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 33unwieldiness — unwieldy ► ADJECTIVE (unwieldier, unwieldiest) ▪ hard to move or manage because of its size, shape, or weight. DERIVATIVES unwieldiness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «lacking strength»: from WIELDY(Cf. ↑W) (in the obsolete sense «active») …

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  • 35Backstaff — Not to be confused with Ballastella. Davis quadrant from the beginning of the 18th century The backstaff or back quadrant is a navigational instrument that was used to measure the altitude of a celestial body, in particular the sun or moon. When… …

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  • 36awkward — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. clumsy, ungraceful, ungainly; gauche; embarrassing. See unskillfulness, difficulty. Ant., adroit, dexterous. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Unskillful] Syn. clumsy, inept, maladroit, ungainly,… …

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  • 37clumsy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. awkward, lumbering; bungling, bumbling, left handed; cumbersome, unwieldy. See unskillfulness, gravity, ugliness. Ant., adroit, facile. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. ungainly, inept, tactless,… …

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  • 38cumbersome — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. cumbrous, unwieldy, clumsy, burdensome, ponderous, oppressive. See hindrance. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. heavy, clumsy, awkward, bulky, unmanageable, unwieldy, hefty, ponderous, massive,… …

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  • 39un|wield|y — «uhn WEEL dee», adjective. 1. hard to handle or manage, because of size, shape, or weight; bulky and clumsy: »an unwieldy weapon. The armor worn by knights seems unwieldy to us today. SYNONYM(S): unmanageable, cumbersome. 2. not graceful; clumsy; …

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  • 40Machine pistol — This article is about full auto or burst capable pistols. For semi automatic weapons, see semi automatic pistol. A fully automatic Steyr M1912, which was used as a side arm by the Austro Hungarian Army A machine pistol is a handgun style,[1]… …

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