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Mitt Romney has received much (deserved) criticism for his maladroit comments on the 9/11 embassy attacks.

Yes, both are rich, socially maladroit, and from Massachusetts.

At Trinity College at the University of Toronto, he was even more socially maladroit.

Truly people here are extraordinarily maladroit in spite of the French wit!

Pacing slowly in her dark garden, Enid Crofton's pulse quickened at the recollection of those maladroit, hungry kisses.

Might makes right, often enough in a maladroit fashion, but sometimes it comes as a real blessing.

They swarmed loud, uncouth about the temple, their heads thickplotting under maladroit silk hats.

That evening Camille drew Rose aside, and asked for an explanation of her "maladroit."


On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to maladroit, such as: all thumbs, blundering, bumbling, bungling, clunky, and floundering.

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