UNWIELDY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of UNWIELDY
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unwieldy
 a.  difficult to use or handle because of size, weight, or shape; lacking grace in movement or posture
Classic Sentence:
1  It was all that the girl could do to keep herself in the saddle, yet a slip would mean a terrible death under the hoofs of the unwieldy and terrified animals.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
2  The creature was too unwieldy to lift, so the hunter contented himself with cutting away one haunch and part of the flank.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
3  For a while she thumped the gates so vigorously as to set all the dogs barking; then the gates stiffly opened, and admitted this unwieldy phenomenon of the road.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  The large carton was so unwieldy that the movers had trouble getting it up the stairs.
2  A piano is a very unwieldy item to get down a flight of stairs.