Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun clumsiness

3 senses of clumsiness

Sense 1
awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptness, ineptitude, maladroitness, slowness -- (unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training)
       => unskillfulness -- (a lack of cognitive skill)

Sense 2
awkwardness, clumsiness -- (the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant)
       => carriage, bearing, posture -- (characteristic way of bearing one's body; "stood with good posture")

Sense 3
awkwardness, clumsiness, gracelessness, stiffness -- (the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment))
       => inelegance -- (the quality of lacking refinement and good taste)

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