1. cumbersome

adjective. ['ˈkʌmbɝsəm'] difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight.


  • unmanageable
  • cumbrous


  • happy
  • infelicity
  • fortunate

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Rhymes with Cumbersome

  • adventuresome
  • adventuresome
  • ambisone
  • atheism
  • awesome
  • awesome
  • axsom
  • balsam
  • bassam
  • beanblossom
  • belkacem
  • blossom
  • bloxham
  • bloxom
  • bloxsom
  • bothersome
  • bransom
  • burdensome
  • busam
  • buxom

How do you pronounce cumbersome?

Pronounce cumbersome as ˈkəmbərsəm.

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Sentences with cumbersome

1. Verb, past participle
They require paper, which can be cumbersome to file and store in large quantities.

2. Adjective
If dumbbells are too heavy or cumbersome to utilize while performing a reverse fly, use an elastic band.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Excel spreadsheets can get large and cumbersome when the user has a lot of information to input.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Though handy for up to a few hundred items, a spreadsheet becomes cumbersome for thousands or more.

2. cumbersome

adjective. ['ˈkʌmbɝsəm'] not elegant or graceful in expression.


  • ill-chosen
  • inept
  • infelicitous
  • inapt
  • awkward


  • graceful
  • skilled
  • competent
  • adroit