Clumsiness in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Clumsiness

A lack of coordination or elegance; the condition or quality of being clumsy.

Short Example Sentences for Clumsiness

  • 1. The clumsiness of that deal was too palpable. 🔊
  • 2. Such clumsiness would irritate a saint! 🔊
  • 3. Each bore the scars of some past clumsiness or accident. 🔊
  • 4. With childish clumsiness Allyn clambered into the buggy. 🔊
  • 5. John's clumsiness annoyed them. 🔊
  • 6. Even the apparent clumsiness of the translation had not deformed the work. 🔊
  • 7. A mere cruel-looking curio of inconceivable clumsiness to European eyes. 🔊

How to use Clumsiness in Sentences?

  • 1. For most people have not a distinct idea of the clumsiness and massiveness of a large wave. 🔊
  • 2. Richard said angrily, vexed more at his own clumsiness than at the damage it had caused. 🔊
  • 3. That was the situation he had created; and he felt with what utter clumsiness he had handled it. 🔊
  • 4. There was no ursine clumsiness in his movements, as he walked to and fro in the bar-room. 🔊
  • 5. He had gone about the affair with all the clumsiness of a boy who was making his first appearance at the stage entrance. 🔊
  • 6. Its heaviness and clumsiness do not fit it well for a life of rapine against shy woodland creatures. 🔊
  • 7. His clumsiness brought angry protests from his guards but they apparently failed to detect the stratagem. 🔊
  • 8. But in spite of his clumsiness the chemist is actually making things that he wants and cannot get elsewhere. 🔊
  • 9. The art of such products was superior; but the old barbaric clumsiness was perpetuated in the mechanical part. 🔊
  • 10. Armstrong perceived at once the clumsiness of the attempt at secrecy, for the very fact that some of the floors were swept gave the game away. 🔊
  • 11. Owing to the clumsiness of her wooden fingers, the woman of the south was a poor needlewoman, but was a fine dancer. 🔊
  • 12. With all its clumsiness it was very powerful, as it pressed on the nostrils of the animal: its action was somewhat like that of a pair of scissors. 🔊
  • 13. The man who now drew rein with abrupt clumsiness in front of the auberge looked hot, tired and travel-stained. 🔊
  • 14. He laid his hand, with the clumsiness of one little accustomed to console, upon the bowed black head. 🔊
  • 15. Suddenly it takes to the air, and like a large graceful bird, its clumsiness all gone, it soars up into the blue. 🔊
  • 16. For her size and clumsiness Rosie whisked the doctor deftly out of sight and joined the ranks of the waiters in the dining room. 🔊
  • 17. In fact, the clumsiness and apparent age of everything almost transported us, in imagination, to the stone age, but the sensation was delightful. 🔊
  • 18. And Dr. Barton did recognize the clumsiness of his own efforts, only his conversation was partly intended to conceal his own anxiety. 🔊
  • 19. Perhaps feminine fineness of instinct and lightness of tread are better adapted to the still-hunt than the greater clumsiness and awkwardness of masculinity. 🔊
  • 20. A slight clumsiness is loudly hooted and whistled at by the audience, who are as keen critics of everything that transpires as our own crowds are of cricket. 🔊
  • 21. Moreover, while the operation terrified me, the skill with which it was accomplished filled me afresh with laughter at the clumsiness of men by comparison. 🔊
  • 22. The partner was surprised to find how wonderfully the puppets followed the leading-strings; in spite of his clumsiness the story acted itself to perfection. 🔊
  • 23. She passed me and seated herself on the lounge, leaving me to stand like a lout before her, ashamed of my youth and of the clumsiness of my great body. 🔊
  • 24. The guide selects what he needs, and John pays for it, wondering what sort of clumsiness he will display in the wearing of an Arab costume. 🔊