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English definition of “awkward”

awkward

adjective (MOVEMENT)    /ˈɔː.kwəd/ US  /ˈɑː.kwɚd/
moving in a way that is not natural, relaxed, or attractive: His movements were slow and awkward.Inability and awkwardness awkwardness     /-nəs/ noun [U] In spite of the divorce, there was no awkwardness between them - in fact they seemed very much at ease.Inability and awkwardness
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