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Meaning of "unwieldly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNWIELDLY

unwieldly  [ʌnˈwiːldlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNWIELDLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Unwieldly is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNWIELDLY


baldly
ˈbɔːldlɪ
boldly
ˈbəʊldlɪ
childly
ˈtʃaɪldlɪ
coldly
ˈkəʊldlɪ
cuckoldly
ˈkʌkəldlɪ
detailedly
ˈdiːteɪldlɪ
manifoldly
ˈmænɪˌfəʊldlɪ
mildly
ˈmaɪldlɪ
newfangledly
ˈnjuːˈfæŋɡəldlɪ
old-worldly
ˌəʊldˈwɜːldlɪ
otherworldly
ˌʌðəˈwɜːldlɪ
overboldly
ˌəʊvəˈbəʊldlɪ
puzzledly
ˈpʌzəldlɪ
ribaldly
ˈrɪbəldlɪ
troubledly
ˈtrʌbəldlɪ
unbridledly
ʌnˈbraɪdəldlɪ
untroubledly
ʌnˈtrʌbəldlɪ
unworldly
ʌnˈwɜːldlɪ
wildly
ˈwaɪldlɪ
worldly
ˈwɜːldlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNWIELDLY

unwieldily
unwieldiness
unwieldlily
unwieldliness
unwieldy
unwifelike
unwifely
unwigged
unwilful
unwill
unwilled
unwilling
unwillingly
unwillingness
unwind
unwindable
unwinder
unwinged
unwinking
unwinkingly

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNWIELDLY

allegedly
badly
broadly
deadly
friendly
gladly
hardly
kindly
outwardly
proudly
rapidly
repeatedly
reportedly
sadly
secondly
supposedly
to put it mildly
undoubtedly
unexpectedly
user-friendly

Synonyms and antonyms of unwieldly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «unwieldly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNWIELDLY

Find out the translation of unwieldly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of unwieldly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «unwieldly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

unwieldly
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

unwieldly
570 millions of speakers

English

unwieldly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

unwieldly
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

unwieldly
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

громоздки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

unwieldly
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

unwieldly
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

difficile à manier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dengan tidak sengaja
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unwieldly
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

unwieldly
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

unwieldly
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Unwieldly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

unwieldly
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

unwieldly
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उतावीळपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hantal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

unwieldly
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

unwieldly
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

громіздкі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

unwieldly
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δυσκίνητος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

unwieldly
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

unwieldly
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

unwieldly
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unwieldly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNWIELDLY»

The term «unwieldly» is normally little used and occupies the 136.533 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNWIELDLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about unwieldly

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNWIELDLY»

Discover the use of unwieldly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unwieldly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Pennsylvania State Reports
The evidence shows, as one of the witnesses expresses it, " Coal-boats are, I believe, the mott unwieldly things that float." "No craft," says another, "more unwieldly floats. The difficulty is the unwieldly craft and want of power. A tow-boat with ...
Pennsylvania. Supreme Court, 1865
2
Paying It Forward : New Beginnings
makes it awkward and unwieldly.” “Unwieldly?” meg chuckled. “Unwieldly,” Stevenson said in Russian. The team nodded. “Let's try that again,” Stevenson suggested. “But this time place your hands in position when you get the preparatory ...
Chuck Booth, 2013
3
Into Self...out of Self
If we look back at any invention we find that it always is a little unwieldly, looks unwieldly. As it moves through each stage of development it becomes more refined, more user friendly. From the initial schematic to the final product, the mind-set ...
Tess Marcin
4
The Lancet
He thought the Council was much too large and unwieldly, comprising, in fact, one- fourth of the members. Yet of this great number of councillors (amounting to 887), there were, he believed, onlyyirc present at the general meeting of the ...
‎1841
5
The Works
Piety first laid A strong foundation, but she wanted aid; Te Wealth unwieldly was her prayer address'd, Who largely gave, and she the donor bless'd: Unwieldly Wealth then to his couch withdrew, And took the sweetest sleep he ever knew.
George Crabbe, 1823
6
The Life and Adventures of Dr. Dodimus Duckworth
... immense load for one poor biped to drag along, it was -equally evident that she would not be able to support her unwieldly person through a walk of three miles in the almost impassable state of the roadsi But there was not a moment to lose.
Asa Greene, 1833
7
The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, ...
But the deformity was never so egregious as at Somerset House : the superstructure, with, its paltry cupola, is utterly contemptible, crowning the unwieldly unwieldly and complex basement. " In the same facade, columns CIS M1DDLESEX.
Edward Wedlake Brayley, John Britton, 1815
8
The Works: Tales of the crusaders ; Vol. 4, The talisman ; ...
In retaining their own unwieldly defensive armour, the northern crusaders seemed to set at defiance the nature of the climate and country in which they were come to war. W} The aecoutrentents of the horse were scarcely less mavsive and ...
Walter Scott, 1826
9
Annus mirabilis; or, The eventful year eighty-two, An ...
Where Ocean reddens with the rising morn, What floating bulwarks on the waves are borne? Wondrous their structure, and unusual size, 6je On their shorn decks, nor masts nor sails arise, Unwieldly, notes. ' Unwieldly, dragg'd by labouring ...
William Tasker, 1783
10
The Life and Death of King Richard II
207. vnwieldie] unwieldly Rowe iii, Reuenues] revenues Irv. Theob. i, Dyce i, Cam. i, Glo. 217. are made] that fweare Q4Q5, (Sceptre} Collier MS. Var., Va., Coll., Ve., Del., Dyce, 209. Balme] Blame FfQ,6, Rowe. Sta., Hal., Wh. i, Cam., Glo ., Rife, ...
William Shakespeare, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNWIELDLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term unwieldly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Mexican legal system "in knots" over drug lord escape
But it does show the clumsy, unwieldly, literal red tape nature of the outdated Mexican legal system, which is having loopholes run plus weaved around it. «Vatican Radio, Aug 15»
2
MIRS: Another Ballot Initiative Considered; CIT Proposal Questioned
Hemond said that the size of the two Chambers have become “unwieldly and difficult to deal with.” Term limits and full-time status issues haven't been brought ... «WNWN-FM, Jul 15»
3
Stephen Cook: Why the review of fundraising self-regulation is a …
The IoF has dragged its feet over calls from Lord Hodgson and proposals by a firm of consultants for improvements to the unwieldly and confusing structure of ... «Third Sector, Jul 15»
4
ICT graduates a drop in the sector's empty bucket
“There are also concerns a traditional degree programme is too slow and unwieldly to adapt to the fast changing needs of the high tech market. “What our tech ... «Scoop.co.nz, Jul 15»
5
Willard Mountain faced potentially costly legal defeat before …
... of the property was included in first drafts of the filings, but were later simplified with the parking lot description since it was shorter and less unwieldly. «Albany Times Union, Jun 15»
6
Key to Climate Deal Lies Outside The UN Arena: Analyst
An 11-day negotiating round ended in Bonn on Thursday, bogged down in trying to condense a vast and unwieldly draft text into a manageable blueprint for ... «NDTV, Jun 15»
7
The US Secret Service are now more House of Cards than real the …
From 2003, though, it was subsumed into the DHS, to become one small cog in the third largest and arguably most unwieldly agency of US government. «The Independent, Mar 15»
8
Tony Kofi's Sphinx play the music of Ornette Coleman
Bartley manages to conjure an impressive presence from his unwieldly instrument; he combined with Young's subtly shifting pulse to launch Kofi into a stunning ... «Jazzwise magazine, Mar 15»
9
Can Hewlett-Packard Remain Relevant? (HPQ)
HPQ's corporate restructuring will result in the unwinding of an unwieldly conglomerate into two companies that have greater focus in its respective product and ... «Seeking Alpha, Feb 15»
10
Crimson Keyboard App Review (iOS): A Light Typing Alternative
I still haven't gotten used to the iPhone 6. No, not the Plus; even the regular iPhone 6 can be a bit unwieldly at times. As smartphone sizes continue to grow, my ... «Paste Magazine, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Unwieldly [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/unwieldly>. Aug 2019 ».
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