adjective, un·wield·i·er, un·wield·i·est.
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The higher polynomials grow in degree, the more unwieldy they become.
That seems relatively straightforward, but throw local laws into the mix and the standards become a lot more unwieldy.Can CBD help you chill? Here’s what we know so far.|Purbita Saha|January 4, 2021|Popular Science
Every election cycle, critics lament how unwieldy, ugly, or downright confusing the voting form is.Why it’s so hard to fix America’s poorly-designed election ballot|Anne Quito|October 20, 2020|Quartz
Investors flew from the Bay Area to Florida and signed strict non-disclosure agreements so they could strap on unwieldy prototypes.Magic Leap tried to create an alternate reality. Its founder was already in one|Verne Kopytoff|September 26, 2020|Fortune
I suspect Fitbit learned its lesson about unwieldy watch designs with the Ionic.
But any biographer of the novel faces a problem more fundamental than compressing between two covers a vast and unwieldy subject.
Lachs writes with clarity and concision—admirable concision, considering how unwieldy university press offerings tend to be.
Turn all those unwieldy tabs into one manageable list with OneTab.Surf Better With These 9 Killer Google Chrome Extensions|Brian Ries|December 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Wii U Gamepad, although it looks unwieldy at first, is actually great to use.
Unwieldy trash piles or not, the coming treasure hunts are sure to be interesting ones.As Japan’s Tsunami Debris Arrives, Can U.S. West Coast Handle It?|Winston Ross|September 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But he found the weapon unwieldy, and he returned to his hotel a sadder man than he left it.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
His body had grown unwieldy from years and lack of exercise, and his clothes were old-fashioned and, generally, dusty.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
His gunners pelted the unwieldy budgerows with round shot until they began to sink.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The women, likewise, are very tall, but too muscular—they might even be termed unwieldy.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
The Castilians would doubtless have resented the dismemberment of the unwieldy body of which they formed the head.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay