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Definition of Awkward


  1. Wanting dexterity in the use of the hands, or of instruments; not dexterous; without skill; clumsy; wanting ease, grace, or effectiveness in movement; ungraceful; as, he was awkward at a trick; an awkward boy.
  2. Not easily managed or effected; embarrassing.
  3. Perverse; adverse; untoward.

Awkward Quotations

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.
Brian Tracy

Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves.
Drew Barrymore

No matter where you are or where you grow up, you always go through the same awkward moments of being a teenager and growing up and trying to figure out who you are.
Aimee Teegarden

I just stick my tongue out because I hate smiling in pictures. It's so awkward. It looks so cheesy.
Miley Cyrus

I feel like I'm nothing without wildlife. They are the stars. I feel awkward without them.
Bindi Irwin
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Awkward Translations

awkward in Dutch is plomp, log
awkward in German is peinlich, ungelenk
awkward in Latin is inconcinnus
awkward in Norwegian is klosset, keitet
awkward in Swedish is brydsamma, oskicklig, tafatt, obehaglig
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