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- n. The characteristic of being unwieldy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being unwieldy; heaviness; difficulty of being moved: as, the unwieldiness of a person having a corpulent body. Donne, Love's Diet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being difficult to direct or control by reason of complexity
- n. trouble in carrying or managing caused by bulk or shape
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The failure, if there was a failure, lay within the process, the system, the, "unwieldiness," the too fast a deadline.
But instead this dinosaur, this Tyrannosaurus rex of rockets that ruled the early nuclear ages, may have—in its very monstrous unwieldiness—as Yarynich put it, saved the world.
For the record, my concerns about The Avengers have more to do with the unwieldiness of the project and those at Marvel than it does with Joss Whedon's capabilities as a filmmaker.
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The sheer size and unwieldiness of William's homemade instruments made the Herschels' style of astronomy a danger ous business.
The practical effect of this unwieldiness is visible, on a much smaller scale, in the office of Michael Leiter, the director of the National Counterterrorism Center.
Neil reached out and took the poker from her—she made no protest, seeming more glad than not to be relieved of its unwieldiness—then realized he was, in effect, hesitating, too.
Radical regeneratives grew back every impossible limb and added more until they died of sheer mass and unwieldiness.