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un·wield·y

 (ŭn-wēl′dē)
adj. un·wield·i·er, un·wield·i·est
1. Difficult to carry or handle because of size, shape, or weight: an unwieldy parcel.
2. Hindering progress because of complexity; hard to manage or deal with: an unwieldy bureaucracy.

un·wield′i·ly adv.
un·wield′i·ness n.

unwieldy

(ʌnˈwiːldɪ) or

unwieldly

adj
1. too heavy, large, or awkwardly shaped to be easily handled
2. ungainly; clumsy
unˈwieldily, unˈwieldlily adv
unˈwieldiness, unˈwieldliness n

un•wield•y

(ʌnˈwil di)

adj. , -wield•i•er, -wield•i•est.
wielded with difficulty; not readily handled or managed in use or action, as from size, shape, or weight.
[1350–1400]
un•wield′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unwieldy - difficult to use or handle or manage because of size or weight or shape; "we set about towing the unwieldy structure into the shelter"; "almost dropped the unwieldy parcel"
wieldy - easy to handle or use or manage; "a large but wieldy book"
2.unwieldy - difficult to work or manipulate; "unwieldy rules and regulations"
impractical - not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters; "refloating the ship proved impractical because of the expense"; "he is intelligent but too impractical for commercial work"; "an impractical solution"
3.unwieldy - lacking grace in movement or postureunwieldy - lacking grace in movement or posture; "a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"; "clumsy fingers"; "what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"; "heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"
awkward - lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance; "an awkward dancer"; "an awkward gesture"; "too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes"; "his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot"

unwieldy

adjective
1. bulky, massive, hefty, clumsy, weighty, ponderous, ungainly, clunky (informal) They came panting up to his door with their unwieldy baggage.
2. awkward, cumbersome, inconvenient, burdensome, unmanageable, unhandy His firm must contend with the unwieldy Russian bureaucracy.

unwieldy

adjective
Difficult to handle or manage:
Translations
صَعْب الإسْتِعمال لِثِقَلِه
farragós -osa
neskladný
uhåndterlig
fyrirferîarmikill
neparocīgsneveikls
tungvinnuhåndterlig
neskladný
hantaltaşınılması/kullanılması zor

unwieldy

[ʌnˈwiːldɪ] ADJ
1. (= difficult to handle) [object] → difícil de manejar
2. (= difficult to manage) [system, structure, bureaucracy] → rígido

unwieldy

[ʌnˈwiːldi] adj
[object] → difficile à manier
[system, bureaucracy] → complexe

unwieldy

adj
toolunhandlich; object alsosperrig; (= clumsy) bodyschwerfällig, unbeholfen
(= over-complex) system, bureaucracyschwerfällig; namekompliziert

unwieldy

[ʌnˈwiːldɪ] adjpoco maneggevole

unwieldy

(anˈwiːldi) adjective
large and awkward to carry or manage. A piano is an unwieldy thing to move.
unˈwieldiness noun
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