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English definition of “awkwardly”


adverb  /ˈɔ·kwər·dli/ us  

awkwardly adverb (CAUSING DIFFICULTY)

so as to make something difficult to deal with: The publication of the article was awkwardly timed for the government.

awkwardly adverb (WITHOUT GRACE)

without grace: He sat awkwardly on the floor.
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