difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight
"a cumbersome piece of machinery"; "cumbrous protective clothing"
awkward, clumsy, cumbersome, inapt, inept, ill-chosen(adj)
not elegant or graceful in expression
"an awkward prose style"; "a clumsy apology"; "his cumbersome writing style"; "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?"
cumbrous, unenviable, feckless, ungainly, ill-chosen, tactless, fumbling, clumsy, inapt, gawky, awkward, bunglesome, bungling, inept, incompetent, unwieldy, embarrassing, clunky, ill at ease(p), uneasy, sticky
burdensome or hindering, as a weight or drag; vexatious; cumbrous.
Not easily managed or handled; awkward
Cumbersome machines can endanger operators and slow down production.
Hard, difficult, demanding to handle or get around with
A slaves' work was as cumbersome as toiling on the fields, or in the mines.
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This is absolutely brilliant, often I want a pizza, but just dialing that number and talking to people or typing in my computer is just cumbersome.
The legitimacy of the federal acknowledgement process, no matter how cumbersome, must be protected.
It's a really cumbersome process with around 80 reporting fields, it's a real pain and it costs money.
The traditional shopping centre model is turning on its head, creative, niche, differentiated store types now seem preferred to replicated options and smaller, focused formats seem favoured over large, cumbersome alternatives.
I'm a fan of doing something creative and developing a product, it feels awesome to have accomplished such a cumbersome and such a lovely task. Because if you develop a whole sports car, you can develop almost essentially anything.
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- тежък, неудобен, обременителенBulgarian
- schwierig, sperrig, mühsam, beschwerlich, hinderlich, lästig, schwerfällig, umständlichGerman
- käsitellä, kömpelö, vaivalloinen, rasittava, hankala, hankalastiFinnish
- pénible, encombrantFrench
- ingombrante, difficile da usareItalian
- lastig, zwaar, moeizaam, log, moeilijk, hinderlijk, onhandigDutch
- nieporęczny, niewygodny, uciążliwyPolish
- incômodo, desajeitadoPortuguese
- затруднительный, сложный, громоздкий, неудобный, тягостный, обременительныйRussian
- zor taşınır, ağır, külfetli, hantal, zorTurkish
- cồng kềnhVietnamese
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