Etymology
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unwieldy (adj.)

late 14c., "lacking strength, powerless," from un- (1) "not" + obsolete wieldy, from Old English wielde "active, vigorous," from Proto-Germanic *walth- "have power" (see wield (v.)). Meaning "moving ungracefully" is recorded from 1520s; in reference to weapons, "difficult to handle, awkward by virtue of size or shape" it is attested from 1540s. Related: Unwieldiness.

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Definitions of unwieldy

unwieldy (adj.)
difficult to use or handle or manage because of size or weight or shape;
almost dropped the unwieldy parcel
we set about towing the unwieldy structure into the shelter
Synonyms: unmanageable
unwieldy (adj.)
difficult to work or manipulate;
unwieldy rules and regulations
unwieldy (adj.)
lacking grace in movement or posture;
heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair
Synonyms: gawky / clumsy / clunky / ungainly
From wordnet.princeton.edu