- adv.Clumsily: Ar. and P. σκαίως, ἀγροίκως.Embarrassingly: P. and V. ἀπόρως.Behave awkwardly: P. and V. ἀσχημονεῖν.Be awkwardly placed: P. ἀπόρως διακεῖσθαι.
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awkwardly — awk|ward|ly [ ɔkwərdli ] adverb 1. ) in a way that shows you are not comfortable, relaxed, or confident: They smiled awkwardly at the camera. She responded awkwardly to the allegations. 2. ) with difficulty or in a way that is not graceful: He… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
awkwardly — UK [ˈɔːkwə(r)dlɪ] / US [ˈɔkwərdlɪ] adverb 1) in a way that shows you are not comfortable, relaxed, or confident They smiled awkwardly at the camera. She responded rather awkwardly to the allegations. 2) with difficulty or in a way that is not… … English dictionary
awkwardly — adv. Awkwardly is used with these adjectives: ↑shaped Awkwardly is used with these verbs: ↑cough, ↑land, ↑pat, ↑pause, ↑say, ↑shrug, ↑shuffle, ↑sit, ↑stand … Collocations dictionary
awkwardly — [ˈɔːkwədli] adv 1) in a way that shows you are not comfortable, relaxed, or confident They smiled awkwardly at the camera.[/ex] 2) in a way that is not graceful He moved to get out of the way and fell awkwardly.[/ex] … Dictionary for writing and speaking English
awkwardly — awkward ► ADJECTIVE 1) hard to do or deal with. 2) causing or feeling embarrassment. 3) inconvenient. 4) clumsy. DERIVATIVES awkwardly adverb awkwardness noun. ORIGIN from obsolete … English terms dictionary
awkwardly — adverb in an awkward manner (Freq. 3) he bent awkwardly • Derived from adjective: ↑awkward … Useful english dictionary
Awkwardly — Awkward Awk ward ([add]k we[ e]rd), a. [Awk + ward.] 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… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
awkwardly — adverb see awkward … New Collegiate Dictionary
awkwardly — See awkward. * * * … Universalium
awkwardly — adverb in an awkward manner; with discomfort or lack of coordination … Wiktionary
awkwardly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. clumsily, bunglingly, unskillfully, unadroitly, ineptly, maladroitly, undexterously, fumblingly, lumberingly, ponderously, gawkily, gauchely, uncouthly, gracelessly, inelegantly, incompetently, amateurishly, ungracefully … English dictionary for students