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Synonyms for cumbersomeˈkʌm bər səm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cumbersome, cumbrous(adj)

    difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight

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

    Antonyms:
    felicitous, wieldy

  2. awkward, clumsy, cumbersome, inapt, inept, ill-chosen(adj)

    not elegant or graceful in expression

    Synonyms:
    cumbrous, unenviable, feckless, ungainly, ill-chosen, tactless, fumbling, clumsy, inapt, gawky, awkward, bunglesome, cumbersome, bungling, inept, incompetent, unwieldy, embarrassing, clunky, ill at ease(p), uneasy, sticky

    Antonyms:
    wieldy, felicitous

Wiktionary

  1. cumbersome(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    cumbrous

  2. cumbersome(adjective)

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

    Synonyms:
    cumbrous

  3. cumbersome(adjective)

    Not easily managed or handled; awkward

    Synonyms:
    cumbrous

  4. cumbersome(adjective)

    Hard, difficult, demanding to handle or get around with

    Synonyms:
    cumbrous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cumbersome(a.)

    Synonyms:
    burdensome, embarrassing, troublesome, vexatious, cumbrous

  2. cumbersome(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unwieldy, unmanageable, clumsy, awkward, inconvenient


Translations for cumbersome

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

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