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Meaning of CLUMSINESS

Pronunciation:  kl'umzeenus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)
  2. [n]  the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant
  3. [n]  unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
 

CLUMSINESS is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: awkwardness, awkwardness, gracelessness, ineptitude, ineptness, maladroitness, slowness, stiffness
 
 Antonyms: gracefulness
 
 See Also: bearing, carriage, gaucherie, gawkiness, inelegance, posture, rusticity, ungainliness, ungracefulness, unskillfulness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Clum"si*ness\, n.
The quality of being clumsy.

      The drudging part of life is chiefly owing to
      clumsiness and ignorance.                --Collier.

 

 

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