Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A lack of coordination or elegance; the condition or quality of being clumsy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being clumsy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being clumsy; awkwardness; unhandiness; ungainliness; want of readiness, nimbleness, or dexterity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant
  • n. unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
  • n. the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)

Etymologies

clumsy +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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