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What is another word for clumsy?

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Awkward or uncoordinated in movement or in handling things
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“A few minutes later, I heard the clumsy movements of my mother rushing out of the room.”
Said or done without thought or tact
“I mean, it was clumsy the way they handled this sensitive issue.”
Difficult or awkward to use or wield due to its shape, weight or design
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“These clumsy wood snowshoes were heavy and made walking almost impossible.”
Feeling socially awkward or uncomfortable
“In 1768, he left Chacaniac for college and found himself feeling clumsy in a very different and bewildering world.”
Crude or boorish in manner or comportment
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“There are two cocker spaniels in the back, and a young woman with a most clumsy air.”
Crudely constructed, typically in a hasty or improvised manner
“It was capable of being towed from one wharf to another, though not without some difficulty due to its clumsy structure.”
Inappropriate for a given purpose, situation or occasion
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Done or performed without method or care
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(informal, fairly rare) A clumsy person
“Well, you are a clumsy.”
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