awkward

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Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
awkward

Comparative
awkwarder

Superlative
awkwardest

Positive
awkward

Comparative
more awkward

Superlative
most awkward

  1. An awkward person or animal is clumsy, lacks agility, dexterity or grace.
    He doesn't managed well when I try to juggle. He's still awkward.
  2. An awkward situation, event is an embarrassing situation, event.
    When I fell in front of everybody, I felt ridiculous. It was so awkward!
  3. Awkward also means complicated.
    What an awkward device! I can't even imagine how it works.

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