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  • clumbersome

    adjective | clum•ber•some | \'klǝm-bǝr-sǝm\

    :hard to handle or manage because of size or weight

    :complicated and hard to do

    :long and difficult to read, say, etc.


    Equating an examination is easy; explaining it to a physician is clumbersome.

    Getting the PowerPoint presentation slides in the right order is clumbersome and time-consuming.

    May 12, 2015

  • So, it's a blend of clumsy and cumbersome? Maybe the sound symbolism of clump as well, alluding to an innumerate number of weighty difficulties.

    May 12, 2015