Definitions for unwieldiness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•wield•yʌnˈwil di(adj.)-wield•i•er, -wield•i•est.

  1. wielded with difficulty; not readily handled or managed in use or action, as from size, shape, or weight.

Origin of unwieldy:

1350–1400

un•wield′i•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwieldiness(noun)

    the quality of being difficult to direct or control by reason of complexity

    "avoiding the unwieldiness of formal legal processes"; "the onset of unwieldiness and bureaucracy in large organizations"

  2. awkwardness, cumbersomeness, unwieldiness(noun)

    trouble in carrying or managing caused by bulk or shape

    "the movers cursed the unwieldiness of the big piano"

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  1. unwieldiness(Noun)

    The characteristic of being unwieldy.


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