awkward

Part of speech: adverb

Awkwardly.

Part of speech: noun

Awkwardness.

Part of speech: adjective

Ungraceful; unskilful; bungling.

Part of speech: adjective

Embarrassing or perplexing; also, difficult or dangerous.

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Usage examples "awkward":

  1. Miss Morriston checked the remark she had seemed about to make, and for a few minutes there was an awkward silence. - "The Hunt Ball Mystery", Magnay, William.
  2. Consider, I'm still awkward ... - "Royal Highness", Thomas Mann.
  3. There will be many such awkward meetings. - "Leaves in the Wind", A. G. Gardiner.