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awkwardness
Definition:
the quality of an embarrassing situation; " he sensed the awkwardness of his proposal"

Synonyms:

noun
artlessness
uncoordination, inelegance, gracelessness, crudeness, Inelegances, gawkiness.
awkwardness
ineptitude, stiffness, cumbersomeness, nuisance value, ineptness, clumsiness, maladroitness, unwieldiness, slowness, gracelessness.
clumsiness
grace, ability, ignorance.
clumsiness; inelegance
ineptness, rudeness, incompetence, tactlessness, uncouthness, maladroitness, oafishness, gracelessness, cloddishness, ignorance, inability, greenness, boorishness, ungainliness, uncoordination, artlessness, gawkiness, ineptitude, amateurishness, unskillfulness, Inexpertness, coarseness, crudeness.
cognition
slowness, ineptness, ineptitude, awkwardness, maladroitness, clumsiness.
difficulty
muddle, strenuousness, inconvenience, hazardousness, tribulation, cumbersomeness, quandary, risk, Unhandiness, bulkiness, uncomfortableness, chanciness, unmanageability, danger, perilousness, unwieldiness, laboriousness, arduousness, troublesomeness, peril, painfulness.
embarrassment
stickiness, discomfiture, unpleasantness, inopportuneness, untimeliness, ticklishness, painfulness, trouble, embarrassment, thorniness, discomfort, difficulty, gaucherie, delicacy.
inelegance
tawdriness, rudeness, coarseness, vulgarity, gawkiness, barbarism, Uncivility, tactlessness, clumsiness, crudeness, inelegance, grossness, boorishness, gracelessness, indignity, tastelessness, brutishness, Rawness, Earthiness.
maladroitness
clumsiness.
self-consciousness
uneasiness.
unskillfulness
amateurishness, inaptitude, crudity, artlessness, unskillfulness, ineptitude, incompetence, inability.
Examples of usage:
  1. He was simple without awkwardness, honest without bluntness, and endowed with rare discretion and tact. – The War of Independence by John Fiske
  2. There was no awkwardness between them, there was no lack of tenderness, but the door that had closed so long ago was hard to open. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  3. Robert felt a decided awkwardness about beginning to talk. – The Portion of Labor by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  4. Nobody made an effort to cover the awkwardness created by the remark, and John was faced with the alternative of contradicting it or acknowledging its truth; he was certainly not going to be allowed to ignore it in a burst of general conversation. – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  5. Good night, old top- no, I mean belle Marquise and it was a very funny thing to see that Buzz with a great awkwardness, bend and kiss my hand at a laugh from my Sue as they left me. – The Daredevil by Maria Thompson Daviess

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