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awkwarder


 
  Overview  of  adj  awkward 
 
  The  adj  awkward  has  6  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (6)  awkward  --  (causing  inconvenience;  "they  arrived  at  an  awkward  time") 
  2.  (2)  awkward  --  (lacking  grace  or  skill  in  manner  or  movement  or  performance;  "an  awkward  dancer";  "an  awkward  gesture";  "too  awkward  with  a  needle  to  make  her  own  clothes";  "his  clumsy  fingers  produced  an  awkward  knot") 
  3.  (1)  awkward,  bunglesome,  clumsy,  ungainly  --  (difficult  to  handle  or  manage  especially  because  of  shape;  "an  awkward  bundle  to  carry";  "a  load  of  bunglesome  paraphernalia";  "clumsy  wooden  shoes";  "the  cello,  a  rather  ungainly  instrument  for  a  girl") 
  4.  awkward,  clumsy,  cumbersome,  inapt,  inept,  ill-chosen  --  (not  elegant  or  graceful  in  expression;  "an  awkward  prose  style";  "a  clumsy  apology";  "his  cumbersome  writing  style";  "if  the  rumor  is  true,  can  anything  be  more  inept  than  to  repeat  it  now?") 
  5.  awkward,  embarrassing,  sticky,  unenviable  --  (hard  to  deal  with  especially  causing  pain  or  embarrassment;  "awkward  (or  embarrassing  or  difficult)  moments  in  the  discussion";  "an  awkward  pause  followed  his  remark";  "a  sticky  question";  "in  the  unenviable  position  of  resorting  to  an  act  he  had  planned  to  save  for  the  climax  of  the  campaign") 
  6.  awkward,  ill  at  ease,  uneasy  --  (not  at  ease  socially;  unsure  and  constrained  in  manner;  "awkward  and  reserved  at  parties";  "ill  at  ease  among  eddies  of  people  he  didn't  know";  "was  always  uneasy  with  strangers") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  awkward 
 
  6  senses  of  awkward 
 
  Sense  1 
  awkward 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  inconvenient)  ->  convenient 
 
  Sense  2 
  awkward  (vs.  graceful) 
 
  graceful  (vs.  awkward) 
  =>  deft 
  =>  elegant 
  =>  flowing,  fluent,  fluid,  liquid,  smooth 
  =>  gainly 
  =>  gracile,  willowy 
  =>  lissome,  lissom,  lithe,  lithesome,  slender,  supple,  svelte,  sylphlike 
  =>  fluent 
 
  Sense  3 
  awkward,  bunglesome,  clumsy,  ungainly 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  unwieldy)  ->  wieldy,  manageable 
 
  Sense  4 
  awkward,  clumsy,  cumbersome,  inapt,  inept,  ill-chosen 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  infelicitous)  ->  felicitous 
 
  Sense  5 
  awkward,  embarrassing,  sticky,  unenviable 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  difficult)  ->  easy 
 
  Sense  6 
  awkward,  ill  at  ease(prenominal),  uneasy 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  uncomfortable)  ->  comfortable 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  awkward 
 
  6  senses  of  awkward 
 
  Sense  1 
  awkward 
  =>  inconvenient  (vs.  convenient) 
 
  Sense  2 
  awkward  (vs.  graceful) 
  =>  gawky,  clumsy,  clunky,  ungainly,  unwieldy 
  =>  graceless,  ungraceful 
  =>  labored,  laboured,  strained 
  =>  wooden 
  Also  See->  maladroit#1;  ugly#1 
 
  Sense  3 
  awkward,  bunglesome,  clumsy,  ungainly 
  =>  unwieldy  (vs.  wieldy),  unmanageable 
 
  Sense  4 
  awkward,  clumsy,  cumbersome,  inapt,  inept,  ill-chosen 
  =>  infelicitous  (vs.  felicitous) 
 
  Sense  5 
  awkward,  embarrassing,  sticky,  unenviable 
  =>  difficult  (vs.  easy),  hard 
 
  Sense  6 
  awkward,  ill  at  ease(prenominal),  uneasy 
  =>  uncomfortable  (vs.  comfortable) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  awkward 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  awkward 
 
  awkward  used  as  an  adjective  is  common  (polysemy  count  =  6) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  awkward 
  awkward 
 
  Overview  of  adj  awkward 
 
  The  adj  awkward  has  6  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (6)  awkward  --  (causing  inconvenience;  "they  arrived  at  an  awkward  time") 
  2.  (2)  awkward  --  (lacking  grace  or  skill  in  manner  or  movement  or  performance;  "an  awkward  dancer";  "an  awkward  gesture";  "too  awkward  with  a  needle  to  make  her  own  clothes";  "his  clumsy  fingers  produced  an  awkward  knot") 
  3.  (1)  awkward,  bunglesome,  clumsy,  ungainly  --  (difficult  to  handle  or  manage  especially  because  of  shape;  "an  awkward  bundle  to  carry";  "a  load  of  bunglesome  paraphernalia";  "clumsy  wooden  shoes";  "the  cello,  a  rather  ungainly  instrument  for  a  girl") 
  4.  awkward,  clumsy,  cumbersome,  inapt,  inept,  ill-chosen  --  (not  elegant  or  graceful  in  expression;  "an  awkward  prose  style";  "a  clumsy  apology";  "his  cumbersome  writing  style";  "if  the  rumor  is  true,  can  anything  be  more  inept  than  to  repeat  it  now?") 
  5.  awkward,  embarrassing,  sticky,  unenviable  --  (hard  to  deal  with  especially  causing  pain  or  embarrassment;  "awkward  (or  embarrassing  or  difficult)  moments  in  the  discussion";  "an  awkward  pause  followed  his  remark";  "a  sticky  question";  "in  the  unenviable  position  of  resorting  to  an  act  he  had  planned  to  save  for  the  climax  of  the  campaign") 
  6.  awkward,  ill  at  ease,  uneasy  --  (not  at  ease  socially;  unsure  and  constrained  in  manner;  "awkward  and  reserved  at  parties";  "ill  at  ease  among  eddies  of  people  he  didn't  know";  "was  always  uneasy  with  strangers")