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  • adj. Alternative form of ham-fisted.

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Examples

  • They are consistent with materialism, but too "hamfisted", just as you say, to tell us if materialism is true.

    Bunny and a Book

  • Most likely, current efforts would be "hamfisted" and dangerous, he said.

    National Geographic News

  • Set in the present day, it's insanely detailed (smoke grenades come in ten different colours), it's multiplayer only and it's got the kind of hamfisted interface that most game devs would have strangled at birth.

    Computer And Video Games

  • Horror is a broad spectrum, from the quiet, chilling story to the hamfisted gorefest.

    Jonathan Maberry Interviews Some of the Leading Voices in Horror Literature

  • The danger of phonics (or any hamfisted dogma) is that it can kill motivation.

    Matthew Yglesias » Teaching Reading Right

  • The two men are essentially twins, possessing mediocre and modest talents, a hamfisted way with complex and challenging material, a drive to be taken seriously at what they do even while they often hide behind the "It's only entertainment!" barricade, thin skin, and an apparent inability to comprehend why Catholics are so upset that they shamelessly truck in anti-Catholic muck.

    Science

  • This is an embarrassing and hamfisted cataloguing error for a company that prides itself on offering complete selection.

    Sorry for gay books ban, says Amazon

  • Spain just about legalized ‘non-commercial’ filesharing, so they have to do this hamfisted bullshit about trying to brand what that guy did as a ‘commercial’ activity because the site had ads.

    Unspinning the spin

  • Spain just about legalized “non-commercial” filesharing, so they have to do this hamfisted bullshit about trying to brand what that guy did as a “commercial” activity because the site had ads.

    Us versus Them

  • I am sorry, Mr. Goldsmith, Civil War was a gratuitous exercise in sensationalism, trying to take silly ideas like Superhero Blockbuster (it is formatted very much like a Bay movie), applying a demagoguery hamfisted, hollywood-liberal demagoguery to it.

    /Filmcast Ep. 91 - Green Zone (GUEST: Jeff Goldsmith from Creative Screenwriting Magazine) | /Film

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