Examples of cumbrous in a Sentence
it took two people to haul the cumbrous machine into the garage
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There were three good reasons to abandon the Clean Power Plan, and EPA administrator Scott Pruitt cited two of them in his decision, announced Monday, to rescind the cumbrous carbon dioxide rule.
The Road Home Program, a state program supposed to help rebuild, was cumbrous and slow, and grants often didn’t cover the cost of repairs.
The ordinary secular mode of divorce in India is, like any other Indian legal proceeding, rather more cumbrous.
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First Known Use of cumbrous
Synonymsawkward, bunglesome, clumsy, clunky, cranky, cumbersome, ponderous, ungainly, unhandy, unwieldy
Related Wordsuncontrollable, unmanageable; bulky, dinosaurian, dinosauric, elephantine, heavy, hulking, massive; impracticable, impractical
Near Antonymsfunctional, practicable, practical, serviceable, useful
Synonym Discussion of cumbrous
- a heavy child for his age
- a load of weighty boxes
- ponderous elephants in a circus parade
- wrestled with the cumbrous furniture
- early cameras were cumbersome and inconvenient
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