Synonyms for Awkward:
adj.•clumsy, inelegant (adjective)
green, unrefined, bulky, gawky, bumbling, incompetent, unpolished, coarse, inept, unskilled, amateurish, stiff, rude, ungraceful, unskillful, ungainly, inexpert, klutzy, graceless.
•difficult to handle (adjective)
incommodious, unwieldy, unmanageable, uncomfortable, cramped, cumbersome, disagreeable, troublesome, inconvenient.
embarrassed, difficult, sticky, untimely, ill at ease, delicate, painful, inopportune.
coarse, raw, gawky, rude, uncivil, earthy, crude, inelegant, graceless, tawdry, brutish, unpolished, undignified, tactless, vulgar, clumsy, barbarous, gross, boorish, unrefined, tasteless.
inauspicious, belated, untimely, inopportune, inconvenient, unpunctual, inexpedient, inappropriate, infelicitous, delinquent.
unskillful, left-handed, crude, unpolished, incompetent, Skill-less, inexpert, inept, bumbling, rusty, amateurish, graceful, gauche, inexperienced, stiff, green, dexterous, unskilled, unpracticed.
n.be all fingers and thumbs, convulsive, robotic, jerky. contentious, disruptive, ability, lumpish, bad, fraught, troublesome, adverse, problematic, klutzy, invidious. complicated, demanding, arduous, punishing, challenging, gauche, tough, bumbling, taxing, be an effort, heavy-handed. humiliating, guilty, unfortunate, unhappy, ignominious, good, shameful, painful. insecure, lost, bulky, tentative, inhibited, retiring, uncertain, easy, timid, unsure of yourself, shy. constrained, feelings. •awkward (noun)
sticky, clumsy, inept, hard, strained, ungraceful, laboured, ill-chosen, gawky, inconvenient, embarrassing, uneasy, labored, bunglesome, difficult, cumbersome, inapt, ungainly, infelicitous, unenviable, graceless, unwieldy, wooden, uncomfortable, ill at ease, clunky, unmanageable.
disagreeable, incommodious, heavy, cramped, ponderous.
embarrassed, ashamed, self-conscious.
humiliating, klutzy, robotic, shameful, bumbling, constrained, convulsive, jerky, ignominious. embarrassed. heavy, painful. guilty, bulky, unhappy. unfortunate. delicate. •awkward
•Other relevant words:
feelings, shy, bulky, touchy, complicated, embarrassed, embarrassing, left-handed, lost, ignominious, bunglesome, strained, sticky, inexperienced, disagreeable, unwieldy, inhibited, delicate, constrained, unfortunate, convulsive, bumbling, incommodious, invidious, uneasy, gauche, humiliating, ability, ungraceful, lumpish, heavy, ungainly, shameful, arduous, fraught, cumbersome, punishing, ill-chosen, ponderous, painful, contentious, challenging, unskilled, tough, retiring, jerky, stiff, insecure, uncomfortable, cramped, disruptive, klutzy, inexpert, demanding, unhappy, hard, troublesome, self-conscious, easy, laboured, guilty, good, unenviable, timid, bad, robotic, ill at ease, labored, green, ashamed, taxing, graceful, wooden, adverse, uncertain, rusty, unmanageable, heavy-handed, inapt, tentative, problematic, difficult, clunky.
Usage examples for awkward
I can understand that the question is awkward – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont