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Polish translation of “awkward”

awkward

adjective
 
 
/ˈɔːkwəd/
DIFFICULT B2 difficult or causing problems
kłopotliwy
an awkward customer an awkward questionDifficult things and peoplePreventing and impedingInconvenienceComplicated and difficult to doDifficult to understandUnhelpful and Uncooperative
EMBARRASSING B2 embarrassing and not relaxed
niezręczny
an awkward pause/silence I'm in an awkward situation.EmbarrassingCausing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upsetAshamed and embarrassed
NOT ATTRACTIVE moving in a way that is not attractive
niezgrabny
His movements were slow and awkward.Inability and awkwardnessNot attractive to look atSerious and unpleasant
awkwardly adverb
niezręcznie
awkwardness noun [U]
niezręczność
(Definition of awkward from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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