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heavy-handed

see definition of heavy-handed
  • adjstrict
  • adjawkward
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Synonyms for heavy-handed

adj strict
  • coercive
  • cruel
  • harsh
  • oppressive
  • severe

Antonyms for heavy-handed

  • gentle
  • kind
  • mild
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to heavy-handed

clumsy

adjective. not agile; awkward

draconian

adjective. harsh

gauche

adjective. tactless, unsophisticated

insupportable

adjective. unbearable

maladroit

adjective. awkward, clumsy

oafish

adjective. clumsy, stupid
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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