unhandiness


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un·hand·y

 (ŭn-hăn′dē)
adj. un·hand·i·er, un·hand·i·est
1. Difficult to handle or manage; unwieldy.
2. Lacking manual skill or dexterity.

un·hand′i·ly adv.
un·hand′i·ness n.
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unhandiness

(ʌnˈhændɪnəs)
n
the state of being unhandy
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He was certainly not more than thirty, and the elderly mate, with a murmur to me of "That's my old man," proceeded to give instances of the natural unhandiness of the ship in a sort of deprecatory tone, as if to say, "You mustn't think I bear a grudge against her for that."
Conspicuousness presents the thing at hand in a certain unhandiness" (Heidegger 68).