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Dictionary definition for: Cumbersome

1. (s) difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight; "a cumbersome piece of machinery" "cumbrous protective clothing"

2. (s) not elegant or graceful in expression; "an awkward prose style" "a clumsy apology" "his cumbersome writing style" "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?"

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