Cumbersome
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Cumbersome [kuhm-ber-suhm]

ADJECTIVE

ADJECTIVE

  • Burdensome and troublesome.

  • Slow or complicated and therefore inefficient.

Example

“We were all done with the cumbersome process.”

“I could not understand the cumbersome hierarchical structures.”

Synonyms

Bulky, Clumsy, Embarrassing, Heavy, Complicated, Complex, Involved, Inefficient

Antonyms

Airy, Aiding, Convenient, Easy, Straightforward, Efficient, Systematic, Well-organized

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