Definition of Unwieldy

1. Adjective. Difficult to use or handle or manage because of size or weight or shape. "Almost dropped the unwieldy parcel"

Exact synonyms: Unmanageable
Similar to: Awkward, Bunglesome, Clumsy, Ungainly, Cumbersome, Cumbrous
Derivative terms: Unwieldiness
Antonyms: Wieldy



2. Adjective. Difficult to work or manipulate. "Unwieldy rules and regulations"
Similar to: Impractical
Derivative terms: Unwieldiness

3. Adjective. Lacking grace in movement or posture. "Heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"
Exact synonyms: Clumsy, Clunky, Gawky, Ungainly
Similar to: Awkward
Derivative terms: Clumsiness, Gawk, Gawkiness, Ungainliness

Definition of Unwieldy

1. a. Not easily wielded or carried; unmanageable; bulky; ponderous.

2. a. Not easily wielded or carried; unmanageable; bulky; ponderous.

Definition of Unwieldy

1. Adjective. (obsolete) lacking strength; weak ¹

2. Adjective. (obsolete) ungraceful in movement ¹

3. Adjective. difficult to carry, manage or operate because of its size, weight or shape or complexity ¹

4. Adjective. badly managed or operated ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Unwieldy

1. wieldy [adj -WIELDIER, -WIELDIEST] - See also: wieldy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Unwieldy

unwhole
unwholeness
unwholesome
unwholesomely
unwholesomeness
unwholly
unwicked
unwide
unwidened
unwielded
unwieldier
unwieldiest
unwieldily
unwieldiness
unwieldinesses
unwieldy (current term)
unwifelike
unwifely
unwigged
unwild
unwilful
unwill
unwilled
unwilling
unwillingly
unwillingness
unwillingnesses
unwills
unwilted
unwincing

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