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awkwardness


noun
1. unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
Syn:
clumsiness, ineptness, ineptitude, maladroitness, slowness
Derivationally related forms:
slow (for: slowness), maladroit (for: maladroitness), inept (for: ineptness), clumsy (for: clumsiness), awkward
Hypernyms:
unskillfulness
Hyponyms:
rustiness
2. the quality of an embarrassing situation
- he sensed the awkwardness of his proposal
Syn:
nuisance value
Derivationally related forms:
awkward
Hypernyms:
disadvantage
3. the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant
Syn:
clumsiness
Ant:
gracefulness
Derivationally related forms:
clumsy (for: clumsiness)
Hypernyms:
carriage, bearing, posture
Hyponyms:
gracelessness, ungracefulness, gawkiness, ungainliness, stiffness
4. the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)
Syn:
clumsiness, gracelessness, stiffness
Derivationally related forms:
stiff (for: stiffness), graceless (for: gracelessness), clumsy (for: clumsiness), awkward
Hypernyms:
inelegance
Hyponyms:
woodenness, rusticity, gaucherie
5. trouble in carrying or managing caused by bulk or shape
- the movers cursed the unwieldiness of the big piano
Syn:
cumbersomeness, unwieldiness
Derivationally related forms:
unwieldy (for: unwieldiness), cumbersome (for: cumbersomeness), awkward
Hypernyms:
troublesomeness, inconvenience, worriment

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