Definition of Clumsiness

1. Noun. Unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training.

Exact synonyms: Awkwardness, Ineptitude, Ineptness, Maladroitness, Slowness
Generic synonyms: Unskillfulness
Specialized synonyms: Rustiness
Derivative terms: Awkward, Awkward, Clumsy, Inept, Maladroit, Slow



2. Noun. The carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant.
Exact synonyms: Awkwardness
Generic synonyms: Bearing, Carriage, Posture
Specialized synonyms: Gracelessness, Ungracefulness, Gawkiness, Ungainliness, Stiffness
Antonyms: Gracefulness
Derivative terms: Clumsy

3. Noun. The inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment).
Exact synonyms: Awkwardness, Gracelessness, Stiffness
Generic synonyms: Inelegance
Specialized synonyms: Woodenness, Gaucherie, Rusticity
Derivative terms: Awkward, Clumsy, Graceless, Graceless, Stiff

Definition of Clumsiness

1. n. The quality of being clumsy.

Definition of Clumsiness

1. Noun. A lack of coordination or elegance; the condition or quality of being clumsy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clumsiness

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Literary usage of Clumsiness

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1. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"Less formidable than these obstacles based on fallacious reasoning or superstitious whim were those that were furnished by the clumsiness of the ships and ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1899)
"... I think, especially by carefully training the movements to depend upon vision, which, without any training, saves so much clumsiness in the early stages ..."

3. The Law of Workmen's Compensation: The Workmen's Compensation Act with by Samuel Alain Harper (1920)
"clumsiness at work—incapacity resulting from the injury. ... She could not work as well as before and her employer- complained of her clumsiness. ..."

4. Science and Health, with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, H. Tetu, Wilfrid Philip Ward (1889)
"His great personal clumsiness and incapacity for " dealing with matter" must not pass unnoticed in a description of his personal peculiarities. ..."

5. William George Ward and the Oxford Movement by Wilfrid Philip Ward (1889)
"His great personal clumsiness and incapacity for " dealing with matter" must not pass unnoticed in a description of his personal peculiarities. ..."

6. The Discovery of America: With Some Account of Ancient America and the by John Fiske (1892)
"Less formidable than these obstacles based on fallacious reasoning or superstitious whim were those that were furnished by the clumsiness of the ships and ..."

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