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Adjective
Awkward or unwieldy, typically because of a large size or shape
“They are heavy, cumbersome and awkward, made from the most basic materials.”
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Large in size or dimensions
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“They come in very large and cumbersome boxes, which we would not want to have carried from the ship up to our store and then to the place from which they are to be forwarded to their destination.”
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Having a (confusingly) complicated structure or system
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“The command economy relied upon a vast and cumbersome bureaucracy in which there were few incentives for efficiency and innovation.”
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Slow or badly organized, and therefore inefficient
“Complaints arise from the delays caused by a cumbersome and slow system of rules and administration.”
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(of people or animals) Overweight or fat
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Clumsy or awkward in movement
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Requiring, or involving, great mental or physical effort
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At a slow or cumbersome pace
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Causing trouble, difficulties, or discomfort
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