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1. fumbling

adjective. ['ˈfʌmbəlɪŋ, ˈfʌmblɪŋ'] showing lack of skill or aptitude.

Synonyms

  • incompetent
  • bungling
  • unskilled

Antonyms

  • felicitous
  • graceful
  • wieldy
  • qualified

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Rhymes with Fumbling

  • stumbling
  • grumbling
  • crumbling
  • tumbling
  • rumbling
  • mumbling
  • humbling
  • bumbling

Sentences with fumbling


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Use your time wisely and shave off any extra time you would spend fumbling with papers.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Lack of preparation takes attention away from your words and instead focuses it on on your fidgeting and fumbling.

3. Adjective
(And no more fumbling around in the dark trying to unlock your door.)

Quotes about fumbling


1. Humor can get in under the door while seriousness is still fumbling at the handle.
- G.K. Chesterton

2. Do you believe in God, doctor?"No - but what does that really mean? I'm fumbling in the dark, struggling to make something out. But I've long ceased finding that original.
- Albert Camus, The Plague

3. I am a member of a fragile species, still new to the earth, the youngest creatures of any scale, here only a few moments as evolutionary time is measured, a juvenile species, a child of a species. We are only tentatively set in place, error prone, at risk of fumbling, in real danger at the moment of leaving behind only a thin layer of of our fossils, radioactive at that.
- Lewis Thomas, Fragile Species

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