Answer: not easily carried, handled, or managed because of size or complexity
Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense 'lacking strength infirm'): from un-1 'not' + wieldy (in the obsolete sense 'active').
Scrabble Points: 15
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The Difference Between Wieldy and Unwieldy The verb to wield means "to handle or exert something effectively." A carpenter might wield a hammer with impressive dexterity for example or a talented orator might wield influence over an audience of listeners.
10 synonyms of unwieldy from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus plus 11 related words definitions and antonyms. Find another word for unwieldy . Unwieldy : difficult to use or operate especially because of size weight or design.
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Define unwieldy. unwieldy synonyms unwieldy pronunciation unwieldy translation English dictionary definition of unwieldy. adj. un·wield·i·er un·wield·i·est 1. Difficult to carry or handle because of size shape or weight: an unwieldy parcel. 2. Hindering progress because of...
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