Definition of cumbersome:
unmanageable, cumbrous, bungling, contorted, easy, inapt, awkward, heavy, worthless, defective, unwieldy, elaborate, fumbling, cranky, high, immense, king-size, clumsy, incomprehensible, faulty, inept, ineffective, sticky, useless, intricate, vast, infelicitous, pathetic, unhandy, unenviable, ill at ease, pointless, ponderous, wide, embarrassing, big, uneasy, feckless, clunky, inefficient, tactless, purposeless, large, huge, confused, confusing, great, ungainly, incompetent, gawky, bunglesome, lumpish, involved, ill-chosen, enormous, lumpy, futile.
difficult (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Rosary", Florence L. Barclay.
- "Bull Hunter", Max Brand.
The bride must ride to church on horseback, and having arrived she is dismounted, and later remounted without touching her feet to the ground, which rather cumbersome performance is accomplished through the help of a brother or relative, who also rides the bride's steed while the ceremony takes place within, for the horse is not to be left riderless.- "Armenian Legends and Festivals", Louis A. Boettiger.