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- n. The state of being cumbersome
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being cumbersome or troublesome.
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- n. trouble in carrying or managing caused by bulk or shape
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One reason was that Congress's cumbersomeness, which is a function of its fractiousness, is a virtue because it makes the government slow and difficult to move.
Chris, I am not sure how much meddling from DOD there is at JPL for example but I am not sure about the associated cumbersomeness.
Trying to change American policy with all its cumbersomeness and special interests is like trying to turn around an oil tanker – hard, and takes a lot of time and room.
Two antiphonals from Adelhausen are 53 cm x 37.5 cm and 49 cm x 16.5 cm. 107 We gain a sense of their weight and cumbersomeness in the life of Beli of Liebenberg.
The bureaucracy cannot liberalize itself either culturally or politically because its existence as a class depends on its ideological monopoly, which, for all its cumbersomeness, is its sole title to power.
Fiction works quite well on the kindle but the poor treatment of footnotes, the cumbersomeness of using location numbers ~1 per sentence instead of page numbers, and the poor page/location management features are all big hurdles.
Claims like "4D" and "the next step after 17 years of Mario" are ridiculous, but this might be an actually easily playable implementation of the co-op+competition concept, after all the cumbersomeness with multiple hardware.
To me, I see an embedded disgust for the cumbersomeness of state standards.
To avoid the fatal cumbersomeness of giant states, a united Europe had to permit local and regional authorities to exercise as much power as possible.16
Today, the issue of Traditional Chinese's cumbersomeness is almost non-existent.
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