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unwieldy

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adjective un·wieldy \-ˈwēl-dē\

Simple Definition of unwieldy

  • : difficult to handle, control, or deal with because of being large, heavy, or complex

Full Definition of unwieldy

  1. :  not easily managed, handled, or used (as because of bulk, weight, complexity, or awkwardness) :  cumbersome

un·wield·i·ly play \-ˈwēl-də-lē\ adverb
un·wield·i·ness play \-dē-nəs\ noun

Examples of unwieldy

  1. The system is outdated and unwieldy.

  2. <an unwieldy machine that requires two people to operate it>



1530

First Known Use of unwieldy

1530



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