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Synonyms for cumbersome
ˈkʌm bər səmcum·ber·some

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Wiktionary

  1. cumbersomeadjective

    Synonyms:
    cumbrous

  2. cumbersomeadjective

    burdensome or hindering, as a weight or drag; vexatious; cumbrous.

    Synonyms:
    cumbrous

  3. cumbersomeadjective

    Not easily managed or handled; awkward

    Cumbersome machines can endanger operators and slow down production.

    Synonyms:
    cumbrous

  4. cumbersomeadjective

    Hard, difficult, demanding to handle or get around with

    A slaves' work was as cumbersome as toiling on the fields, or in the mines.

    Synonyms:
    cumbrous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cumbersome, cumbrousadjective

    difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight

    "a cumbersome piece of machinery"; "cumbrous protective clothing"

    Synonyms:
    inept, inapt, cumbrous, awkward, clumsy, ill-chosen

    Antonyms:
    felicitous, wieldy

  2. awkward, clumsy, cumbersome, inapt, inept, ill-chosenadjective

    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?"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    wieldy, felicitous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cumbersomeadjective

    Synonyms:
    burdensome, embarrassing, troublesome, vexatious, cumbrous

  2. cumbersomeadjective

    Synonyms:
    unwieldy, unmanageable, clumsy, awkward, inconvenient

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cumbersomeadjective

    Synonyms:
    burdensome, troublesome, unwieldy, unmanageable

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How to use cumbersome in a sentence?

  1. Esther Hicks:

    If you knew your potential to feel good, you would ask no one to be different so that you can feel good. You would free yourself of all of that cumbersome impossibility of needing to control the world, or control your mate, or control your child. You are the only one who creates your reality. For no one else can think for you, no one else can do it. It is only you, every bit of it you.

  2. Chief Executive Mike Laven:

    The existing system that goes through banks is expensive, it's cumbersome, it's full of friction and is complex, and there's a lack of transparency. We think it's worse for businesses than it is for individuals.

  3. Lee Gelernt:

    When the government wants to marshal its resources to separate families, it has shown that it can do it quickly and efficiently, but when told to reunite families, it somehow finds it too difficult and cumbersome to accomplish.

  4. Gary Paulin:

    It's a really cumbersome process with around 80 reporting fields, it's a real pain and it costs money.

  5. Canadian Solar:

    The policy framework needs to be improved vastly. Documentation is cumbersome. Land acquisition is time-consuming. Securing debt funding in India and financial closures is a tough task.

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Translations for cumbersome

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  • ثقيلArabic
  • тежък, неудобен, обременителенBulgarian
  • schwierig, sperrig, mühsam, beschwerlich, hinderlich, lästig, schwerfällig, umständlichGerman
  • δυσκίνητοςGreek
  • pesadoSpanish
  • käsitellä, kömpelö, vaivalloinen, rasittava, hankala, hankalastiFinnish
  • pénible, encombrantFrench
  • बोझिलHindi
  • ingombrante, difficile da usareItalian
  • מסורבלHebrew
  • 성가신Korean
  • lastig, zwaar, moeizaam, log, moeilijk, hinderlijk, onhandigDutch
  • tungvintNorwegian
  • nieporęczny, niewygodny, uciążliwyPolish
  • incômodo, desajeitadoPortuguese
  • затруднительный, сложный, громоздкий, неудобный, тягостный, обременительныйRussian
  • ยุ่งยากThai
  • zor taşınır, ağır, külfetli, hantal, zorTurkish
  • cồng kềnhVietnamese
  • 笨重Chinese

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