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clumsiness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clumsiness  \Clum"si*ness\,  n. 
  The  quality  of  being  clumsy. 
 
  The  drudging  part  of  life  is  chiefly  owing  to 
  clumsiness  and  ignorance.  --Collier. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clumsiness 
  n  1:  unskillfulness  resulting  from  a  lack  of  training  [syn:  {awkwardness}, 
  {ineptness},  {ineptitude},  {maladroitness},  {slowness}] 
  2:  the  carriage  of  someone  whose  movements  and  posture  are 
  ungainly  or  inelegant  [syn:  {awkwardness}]  [ant:  {gracefulness}] 
  3:  the  inelegance  of  someone  stiff  and  unrelaxed  (as  by 
  embarrassment)  [syn:  {awkwardness},  {gracelessness},  {stiffness}] 




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