What is cumbersome

cumbersome (German)

Part of speech: adjective

Increases:
positive cumbersome, Comparative more cumbersome, Superlative cumbersome
Hyphenation:
difficult | difficult, comparative: difficult | difficult | li | ger, superlative: most difficult | difficult | most
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈƩveːɐ̯ˌfɛlɪç], [ˈʃveːɐ̯ˌfɛlɪk]
Word meaning / definition:
1) slowly, with no ease
Synonyms:
1) sluggish, sluggish, awkward, inflexible, clumsy
Application examples:
1) The alcohol made her eyes cumbersome.
1) The clerk trotted like that cumbersome to his desk, as one would expect from an officer.
1) Most people wouldn't be like that cumbersome in thinking, alternative forms of life would have long been accepted.
1) “In addition to a pronounced arithmetic weakness, this is reflected in a slowed thought process, which also affects situational comprehension and adaptive behavior cumbersome and is slowed down and repeatedly reacts uncertainly and simply in emotional experience. "

Translations

  • Italian: 1) pesante
  • Swedish: 1) otymplig
  • Czech: 1) těžkopádný

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

The EU Commission wants to examine the effects of hormone-damaging chemicals in Europe in more detail. So far, the rules have been inconsistent. And the legislation reacts cumbersome on scientific knowledge.
Spiegel Online, November 7, 2018

A barely manageable number of violent crimes were committed during National Socialism. An exhibition in Landshut shows how cumbersome the judiciary was investigating.
sueddeutsche.de, October 25, 2018

Anyone who has learned to fly the lighter F-16 will find the Russian fighter the first time they reach for the control stick cumbersome and awkward before. The two fighter planes also have something in common.
Sputnik Germany, August 20, 2018

For all readers How slow and cumbersome has become the Leipzig administrative apparatus, the left-wing parliamentary group is now once again learning about a motion from October.
Leipziger Internet Zeitung, January 14, 2019

The goal will be that the hand-to-hand combat is no longer like that, especially in the early stages of the game cumbersome should feel - especially in comparison to other action role-playing games.
4Players, April 15, 2019

The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation is considered to be cumbersome and out of time - an expert opinion is now calling for it to be broken up. There is also political calculation behind this by Minister of State for Culture Monika Grütters.
Spiegel Online, July 11, 2020

Climate protection, agriculture, species conservation: the EU is running out of time on many vital issues. Because they too cumbersome is, says Bernd Riegert.
Deutsche Welle, October 24, 2020

Often times, as companies grow in size cumbersome and immobile. Not so Microsoft. The software giant has increased its net profit by an impressive 30 percent. These are the reasons.
boerse.ARD.de, October 28, 2020

The German stock market was right in trading on Tuesday cumbersome behavior. The German leading index DAX finally went out of trading with a gain of 0.64 percent at 12,310.93 points.
Börse Online, June 30, 2020

League leader RB Leipzig starts cumbersome in the start of the second half of the Bundesliga season. 1. FC Union Berlin even takes the lead - until national striker Timo Werner sinks a very fine artful shot into the goal.
n-tv.de, January 19, 2020

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.


Grammar / Declinations

Inflection ponderous - The declension of the adjective ponderous

 NominativeGenitivedativeaccusative
definite article
Masculinethe cumbersome oneof the cumbersomethe cumbersomethe cumbersome
Femininethe cumbersomethe cumbersomethe cumbersomethe cumbersome
neuterthe cumbersomeof the cumbersomethe cumbersomethe cumbersome
Pluralthe clumsy onesthe cumbersomethe cumbersomethe clumsy ones
indefinite article
Masculinea cumbersome onea cumbersome onea cumbersome onea cumbersome one
Femininea cumbersome onea cumbersome onea cumbersome onea cumbersome one
neutera cumbersome onea cumbersome onea cumbersome onea cumbersome one
without article
Masculinemore cumbersomecumbersomecumbersomecumbersome
Femininecumbersomemore cumbersomemore cumbersomecumbersome
neutercumbersomecumbersomecumbersomecumbersome
Pluralcumbersomemore cumbersomecumbersomecumbersome

Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • without grace
  • clumsy: thick, plump, plump, plump; clumsy, awkward; derogatory: clumsy, brazen, blunt
  • ungraceful
  • sedate: clumsy and sluggish in behavior; ancient or expansive in size
  • strolling (coll.)
  • lame: Medicine, of a part of the body or organ system: paralyzed and therefore immobile; being slow or moving slowly, not moving fast; Colloquial, derogatory: boring, uninteresting
  • lame (coarse)
  • slowly: having a low speed, taking a long time; gradually, in small steps
  • dragging: a process that is slow
  • tranig (coll.)
  • sluggish: without internal drive; poor in exercise; Chemistry: hardly reacts; Physics: resisting acceleration

Another word (synonym) for cumbersome - source: OpenThesaurus


Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary that contain "cumbersome":

phlegmatic: apathetic, indifferent, disinterested, clumsy, indifferent, sluggish opposing words: 1) bright, lively, lively, quick to react, agile Examples of use: 1) We cannot use the boy in the company, he is too phlegmatic

gravely: Dignity 2) cumbersome, sluggish Origin of the term: derived from the Latin gravitas synonyms: 1) serious, measured, solemn, dignified 2) lazy, awkward Examples of use: 1) “A raven walked slowly into the room, tall and nocturnal, with feral plumage and gravely ..

addormentarsi: addormentarsi (Italian) part of speech: verb, reflexive hyphenation:, past participle: word meaning / definition: 1) falling asleep 2) sleeping, numb, clumsy ...

proud as a peacock: ... almost directly on the chest; it's in the breed. He walked proudly as a peacock, but a little clumsy. The hammer-like expression on his face represented the ...

the one: Other combinations: The forms “the one who” / “the one which” / “that which” are considered cumbersome or out of date


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cumbersome (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: difficult | fäl | li | ge Pronunciation / stress: IPA:…

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most cumbersome (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: difficult | fäl | ligs | te Pronunciation / stress: IPA:…

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