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synonyms for clumsiness

  • awkwardness
  • ineptitude
  • ungainliness
  • heavy-handedness
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Robots have come a long way since our first clumsy forays into artificial movement many decades ago.
WE’RE TEACHING ROBOTS TO EVOLVE AUTONOMOUSLY—SO THEY CAN ADAPT TO LIFE ALONE ON DISTANT PLANETSEMMA HARTFEBRUARY 4, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Yet I run remarkably straight, moving more efficiently than I ever imagined possible with my clumsy body.
DID THRU-HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL RUIN MY BODY?GRAYSON HAVER CURRINJANUARY 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Even the cloud-strewn blue of the Washington sky seemed keyed to the moment, and to this particular event, taking place in a spot where just two weeks ago a bunch of clumsy, if dangerous, insurrectionists took a run at democracy and failed.
INAUGURATION MUSICAL PERFORMANCES ARE TRICKY. BUT LADY GAGA, JENNIFER LOPEZ AND GARTH BROOKS DID EXACTLY WHAT WE NEEDED THEM TO DOSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKJANUARY 20, 2021TIME
They found that the bat-like dinosaurs would have been clumsy gliders and probably went extinct because they couldn’t compete with the keen flying abilities of birds and early mammalian gliders.
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While this could make for neat puzzles, the result is instead a clumsy execution of trial-and-error.
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It’s also more resistant to wind gusts, though flying a craft this small in anything more than a breeze sounds rather stressful to me and my clumsy piloting skills.
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To his other iniquities Black Sheep had now added a phenomenal clumsiness—was as unfit to trust in action as he was in word.
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Still more yellow than usual, Hemerlingue internally accused himself of clumsiness and imprudence.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
If he had not the air of a thoroughbred, he had none of the plebeian clumsiness of the cart-horse.
PAUL PATOFFF. MARION CRAWFORD
And moreover, the ponderous clumsiness of the bull filled him with contempt.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CLUMSINESS

  • awkwardness
  • clumsiness
  • crudeness
  • gawkiness
  • gracelessness
  • inelegance
  • ineptitude
  • uncoordination
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.