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Synonyms for clumsiness

Synonyms for clumsiness

unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training

the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant

the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)

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The locus ceruleus offers a tempting explanation of the clumsiness of an intoxicated person.
Their Keystone Kops-like clumsiness has seen murderers let loose, 20 tagged paedophiles going unmonitored for days and a couple of Reliance guards happily stuffing their faces with burgers while a killer went window shopping in a mall.
England's clumsiness was evident when Chris Cairns and Chris Harris were threatening to take the game away from them in Auckland.
Psychological: Mood swings and depression, tearfulness, tension, irritability, clumsiness, poor concentration, sleep problems, food cravings, aggression.
I avoid all postproduction because I want to keep the clumsiness, insecurity, and ambiguity of the actual shooting.
Or a tingling, coldness and numbness in the hands, clumsiness or loss of strength, pain that wakes you up at night or a need to massage your hands, wrists and arms.
For some children, clumsiness or avoidance of activity can mask gross and/or fine motor difficulties resulting from a developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD) also known as dyspraxia.
Geraint Jones v Adam Gilchrist Jones still has to answer critics who claim his expertise in front of the stumps is nota fair swap for his occasional clumsiness behind them.
On another level, the little girl's clumsiness in front of the camera defines the awkwardness of Bamako modernity.
Moffatt said: "Chris and David were quite cool, and while Matt certainly isn't short on cool, he has an amazing clumsiness.
Rather, we plead, "Please, sirs, no more," as the screenwriters slather on the sickly sentiment, revelling in the clumsiness of their flowery dialogue.
Experts put forward the theory to explain teenage clumsiness but offered no hope of a cure.
Symptoms can include tingling, fatigue, clumsiness, loss of balance, slurred speech, double vision and even paralysis.