Noun Definition

awkwardness

1.Definition: the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant

Related Noun(s):clumsiness

Category: General

2.Definition: the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)

Related Noun(s):gracelessness, stiffness, clumsiness

Category: General

3.Definition: the quality of an embarrassing situation

"He sensed the awkwardness of his proposal"

Category: General

4.Definition: trouble in carrying or managing caused by bulk or shape

Related Noun(s):unwieldiness, cumbersomeness

Category: General

5.Definition: unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training

Related Noun(s):ineptitude, maladroitness, slowness, ineptness, clumsiness

Category: General