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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cum·brous /ˈkʌmb(ə)rəs/
 (a.)討厭的,累贅的,成負擔的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cum·brous a.
 1. Rendering action or motion difficult or toilsome; serving to obstruct or hinder; burdensome; clogging.
    He sunk beneath the cumbrous weight.   --Swift.
    That cumbrousand unwieldy style which disfigures English composition so extensively.   --De Quincey.
 2. Giving trouble; vexatious. [Obs.]
    A clud of cumbrous gnats.   --Spenser.
 -- Cum*brous*ly, adv. -- Cum*brous*ness, n.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 cumbrous
      adj : difficult to handle or use especially because of size or
            weight; "a cumbersome piece of machinery"; "cumbrous
            protective clothing" [syn: cumbersome]