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English noun: unwieldiness

1. unwieldiness (attribute) the quality of being difficult to direct or control by reason of complexity

SamplesAvoiding the unwieldiness of formal legal processes.
The onset of unwieldiness and bureaucracy in large organizations.

Broader (hypernym)inconvenience, troublesomeness, worriment

2. unwieldiness (attribute) trouble in carrying or managing caused by bulk or shape

SamplesThe movers cursed the unwieldiness of the big piano.

Synonymsawkwardness, cumbersomeness

Broader (hypernym)inconvenience, troublesomeness, worriment

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