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unwieldy

uhn weel dee

  • a  difficult to use or handle or manage because of size or weight or shape
    we set about towing the unwieldy structure into the shelter
    almost dropped the unwieldy parcel
  • s  difficult to work or manipulate
    unwieldy rules and regulations
  • s  lacking grace in movement or posture
    heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair

  • Web addresses are annoyingly long and unwieldy especially when you're displaying search results from just about any website.
  • In just 60 days, they hammered together an extraordinarily comprehensive--and unwieldy--constitution, and renamed the country the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
  • Site is unwieldy, instructions confusing and incomplete; quite a few false starts undermined our trial: 4x6 prints are 29 cents each; some sales lower this to 19 cents.
News & Articles

  • Technology changes at DCH
    Remember when patients checked into the hospital for a week just to get some rest; when seven or more patients all shared one hospital room; when large machines spewed reams of paper and it took days to hear the results of a medical test; when nurses toted large canisters of gas or unwieldy machines around the hospital; when invasive surgeries resulted in long hospital stays. How times have ...
    June 12, 2013 - Washington Times-Herald
  • Applying for Grants Is Still a Burden, Say Fundraisers
    As a grant writer, Emily Keilback is accustomed to glitchy online applications, unwieldy budget templates, and donors who ask for 30 copies of everything. But the requirements for a local United Way grant were even worse.
    June 7, 2013 - The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Council skeptical of deal to fix ‘Y’
    There’s finally a plan to improve the unwieldy intersection of Arizona highways 287 and 79B, but the Town Council is far from sure it’s a good deal for Florence. The council tabled a vote on a contrac
    June 6, 2013 - Florence Reminder and Blade-Tribune
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Washington Post
    One of the things that I hope over the course of this campaign I show is the capacity to manage this pretty unwieldy process of a political race,Obama said in May. "And to make sure that people have a sense of how I deal with adversity,...
  • Ted Strickland in 10TV
    Responsibility of students' education should not be handled by "an unwieldy department with splintered accountability," Strickland said.
  • Karen Wilkin in Art Daily
    We can accept Washington politics as usual and spend weeks and weeks arguing over how much more can be added to an already unwieldy bill, or we can act right now and deliver a timely economic growth package with bipartisan support that can be... Mitch McConnell http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitch_McConnell&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEZA1ca3PJ7nNpSJFQIuI8CQ4eMWw Leading The Charge http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.leadingthecharge.com/ViewArticle.aspx%3Fid%3D437%26source%3D2&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEyGKxc4gOmNzF2NgFHdIvAwwr7mA Aug 22, 2006 106350 139495 unwilled Throughout this evolution, man and nature struggle for dominance; Gray treads the boundaries between painting conceived as evidence of the artist's will and as evidence of his unwilled responses to the natural world, between painting as a product...

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