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Turkish translation of “awkward”

awkward

adjective
 
 
/ˈɔːkwəd/
DIFFICULT B2 difficult or causing problems
çetin, zor ve sorun çıkaran, sakar
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
münasebetsiz, uygunsuz, mahcup eden
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
hantal, biçimsiz, yakışıksız
His movements were slow and awkward.Inability and awkwardnessNot attractive to look atSerious and unpleasant
awkwardly adverb
problem yaratırcasına, zor bir şekilde
awkwardness noun [U]
problem yaratan, zor durum
(Definition of awkward from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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