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Synonyms for clumsinessclum·si·ness

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  1. awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptness, ineptitude, maladroitness, slownessnoun

    unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training

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    subnormality, maladroitness, deliberation, unsuitableness, backwardness, slowness, unsuitability, cumbersomeness, nuisance value, ineptness, stiffness, retardation, mental retardation, gracelessness, unhurriedness, deliberateness, awkwardness, worthlessness, unwieldiness, ineptitude

  2. awkwardness, clumsinessnoun

    the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant

    Synonyms:
    ineptitude, slowness, ineptness, awkwardness, cumbersomeness, maladroitness, gracelessness, nuisance value, stiffness, unwieldiness

  3. awkwardness, clumsiness, gracelessness, stiffnessnoun

    the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)

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    hardness, maladroitness, severeness, rigor, slowness, cumbersomeness, nuisance value, ineptness, stiffness, rigour, harshness, inclemency, gracelessness, ungracefulness, rigorousness, awkwardness, severity, rigourousness, unwieldiness, ineptitude

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  1. List of paraphrases for "clumsiness":

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Translations for clumsiness

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  • Plumpheit, Unbeholfenheit, UngeschicklichkeitGerman
  • αδεξιότηταGreek
  • kömpelyysFinnish
  • inélégance, maladresseFrench
  • liopastachtIrish
  • otrombaságHungarian
  • sgraziataggine, goffaggine, inettitudineItalian
  • 不手際, ふき, ドジJapanese
  • მოუქნელობაGeorgian
  • неповоро́тливость, неуклю́жестьRussian
  • не̏згра̄пно̄ст, гло̏ма̄зно̄ст, nȅzgrāpnōst, glȍmāznōstSerbo-Croatian
  • klumpighetSwedish

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