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heavy-handed

heav·y-hand·ed

heavy-handed

pronunciation:
he vi haen dihd
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not adept or skillful; without dexterity or talent for precision; awkward; clumsy.
The artist's use of symbolism was heavy-handed.
similar words:
labored, ponderous
definition 2: harsh or abusive in speech or treatment; severe.
derivations: heavy-handedly (adv.), heavy-handedness (n.)