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awkwardness

see definition of awkwardness
  • nounclumsiness; inelegance
  • noundifficulty
  • nounembarrassment
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Synonyms for awkwardness

noun clumsiness; inelegance
  • ignorance
  • ineptitude
  • amateurishness
  • artlessness
  • boorishness
  • coarseness
  • crudeness
  • gawkiness
  • gracelessness
  • greenness
  • inability
  • incompetence
  • ineptness
  • maladroitness
  • rudeness
  • tactlessness
  • uncouthness
  • ungainliness
  • unskillfulness
  • cloddishness
  • inexpertness
  • oafishness
  • uncoordination

Antonyms for awkwardness

  • politeness
  • sophistication
  • artfulness
  • cleverness
  • convenience
  • dexterity
  • ease
  • easiness
  • elegance
  • grace
  • handiness
  • skill
  • straightforwardness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to awkwardness

artlessness

noun. unskillfulness
  • awkwardness
  • clumsiness
  • crudeness
  • gawkiness
  • gracelessness
  • inelegance
  • ineptitude
  • uncoordination

clumsiness

noun. maladroitness

difficulties

noun. problem; situation requiring great effort

difficulty

noun. problem; situation requiring great effort

disqualification

noun. disability; rejection for participation

embarrassment

noun. humiliation, shame
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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