Translation of "awkward" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective (DIFFICULT) 困難的 uk us /ˈɔː.kwəd/ US  /ˈɑː.kwɚd/

difficult to use, do, or deal with

It's an awkward corner to drive round, so take it slowly. 這個轉彎不好過,開慢一點。
Some of the questions were rather awkward. 有些問題是很難回答的。
It was an awkward ascent, but we reached the top eventually. 那段上坡路很難走,但最後我們還是爬到了山頂。
[ + to infinitive ] My car's quite awkward to drive. 我的車很難開。
He's an awkward customer (= a difficult person to deal with). 他是個很難應付的傢夥。
awkwardness uk us /ˈɔː.kwəd.nəs/ US  /ˈɑː.kwɚd-/ noun [ U ]

In spite of the divorce there was no awkwardness between them - in fact they seemed very much at ease. 儘管離婚了,他們之間也沒甚麼好尷尬的——實際上他們似乎還非常自在。

(Translation of “awkward adjective (DIFFICULT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)