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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment); The carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant; Unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training.

Usage examples (36)
  • Recall Maurice, whose clumsiness is a boon in the Hughes house.
  • Do you think my clumsiness will be the death of me?
  • Despite all my clumsiness, which is legendary, I have never broken a bone.
  • And clumsiness is her flaw? for more
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