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  • unwieldy because of its weight; cumbersome
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Cum"brous (k?m"br?s), a. 1. Rendering action or motion difficult or toilsome; serving to obstruct or hinder; burdensome; clogging.

He sunk beneath the cumbrous weight.
Swift.

That cumbrousand unwieldy style which disfigures English composition so extensively.
De Quincey.

2. Giving trouble; vexatious. [Obs.]

A clud of cumbrous gnats.
Spenser.

-- Cum"brous*ly, adv. -- Cum"brous*ness, n.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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