Cumbersome is an adjective that is used to describe something which is hard to handle because of size or weight. long, big, complicated. Burdensome, troublesome, clumsy.


  1. The task that she has made available is ‘cumbersome’, however she understands that only the best of the best will have the ability to complete it.
  2. People tend to avoid the process of applying to a job simply because the application process is ‘cumbersome’.
  3. Those that come out superior are the ones who can tackle any task, no matter how ‘cumbersome’ it may be.

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