Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being clumsy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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clumsy +‎ -ness

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