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awkward

adjective     /ˈɔːkwəd/
DIFFICULT
B2 difficult or causing problems неудобный, затруднительный 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 неловкий 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 неуклюжий His movements were slow and awkward.Inability and awkwardnessNot attractive to look atSerious and unpleasant
awkwardly adverb
неудобно, неловко
awkwardness noun [U]
неловкость
(Definition of awkward from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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