unmechanical


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un·me·chan·i·cal

 (ŭn′mĭ-kăn′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Lacking ability or skill in the use of machinery and tools.

un′me·chan′i·cal·ly adv.

unmechanical

(ˌʌnmɪˈkænɪkəl)
adj
not having any skill or knowledge in relation to machines or machinery
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unmechanical - (of a person) lacking mechanical skills
maladroit - not adroit; "a maladroit movement of his hand caused the car to swerve"; "a maladroit translation"; "maladroit propaganda"
Translations

unmechanical

adj persontechnisch unbegabt
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The moment he appeared at the kitchen door with the candle in his hand, a faint whimpering began in the chimney-corner, and a brown- and-tan-coloured bitch, of that wise-looking breed with short legs and long body, known to an unmechanical generation as turnspits, came creeping along the floor, wagging her tail, and hesitating at every other step, as if her affections were painfully divided between the hamper in the chimney-corner and the master, whom she could not leave without a greeting.
the expensive useless mechanical toy rated in power and strength by the dozens of horses, yet held helpless and impotent in the almost infantile clutch of a few inches of the temporary confederation of two mild and pacific elements--earth and water--which the frailest integers and units of motion as produced by the ancient unmechanical methods, had coped with for billions of generations without really having noticed it .
More important than all this, however, was the clockwork cheese, which became McGough's favourite childhood toy, a strange choice as he grew into what could be generously described as the most unmechanical man in the world.