What does awkwardness mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptness, ineptitude, maladroitness, slowness(noun)

    unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training

  2. awkwardness, nuisance value(noun)

    the quality of an embarrassing situation

    "he sensed the awkwardness of his proposal"

  3. awkwardness, clumsiness(noun)

    the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant

  4. awkwardness, clumsiness, gracelessness, stiffness(noun)

    the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)

  5. awkwardness, cumbersomeness, unwieldiness(noun)

    trouble in carrying or managing caused by bulk or shape

    "the movers cursed the unwieldiness of the big piano"

Wiktionary

  1. awkwardness(Noun)

    The state or quality of being awkward

How to say awkwardness in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of awkwardness in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of awkwardness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of awkwardness in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Misfortune is mostly an awkwardness!

  2. Helen Keller:

    Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the sense shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourse of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.

  3. Helen Keller:

    Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.

  4. Pierre Tariot:

    There is an element of stigma here towards brain and mental health problems in general, i would call it professional awkwardness. I can't really help this condition, why invest time and energy talking about it, it makes me squirm.

  5. Emily McDowell:

    We just don't know what to say as a culture. It's not something we are taught, people You are terrified of saying the wrong thing or making it worse or feeling awkward, and awkwardness is scary for People You. I wanted to make a book that was attractive to people who would be scared off by a self-help book.

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Translations for awkwardness

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • непохватност, несръчностBulgarian
  • Ungeschicklichkeit, Umständlichkeit, Plumpheit, Unbeholfenheit, PeinlichkeitGerman
  • malgraciecoEsperanto
  • torpezaSpanish
  • maladresseFrench
  • liopastachtIrish
  • onbeholpenheid, onhandigheidDutch

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