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)
But Israel's political clumsiness is even more reason for Israel supporters to reaffirm and defend the country's moral standing.
Recall Maurice, whose clumsiness is a boon in the Hughes house.
In spite of my ultimatum, my dad hovered around, worrying I might get hurt due to my so-called clumsiness!
The litter bearers stumbled at these insults, almost spilling Valeria onto the pavement, and I don't think their clumsiness was a mistake.
Do you think my clumsiness will be the death of me?
Despite all my clumsiness, which is legendary, I have never broken a bone.
To conservatives who cite his verbal "clumsiness", I say have you ever heard of Rep. Michele Bachmann?
And, based on this schematic analysis, it is an effort to see how the mistake of "clumsiness" can emerge from normal skilled performance.
But Professor Elliott has claimed that the symptoms of dyslexia - such as clumsiness and letter reversal - are similar to those seen in those who simply cannot read.
But Professor Elliott has claimed that the symptoms of dyslexia – such as clumsiness and letter reversal – are similar to those seen in those who simply cannot read.