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Meaning of AWKWARDNESS

Pronunciation:  '√Ękwurdnus

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  trouble in carrying or managing caused by bulk or shape; "the movers cursed the unwieldiness of the big piano"
  2. [n]  the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)
  3. [n]  the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant
  4. [n]  the quality of an embarrassing situation; "he sensed the awkwardness of his proposal"
  5. [n]  unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
 

AWKWARDNESS is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: clumsiness, clumsiness, cumbersomeness, gracelessness, ineptitude, ineptness, maladroitness, nuisance value, slowness, stiffness, unwieldiness
 
 Antonyms: gracefulness
 
 See Also: bearing, carriage, disadvantage, gaucherie, gawkiness, inconvenience, inelegance, posture, rusticity, troublesomeness, ungainliness, ungracefulness, unskillfulness, worriment

 

 

 

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