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.
incompetent, crude, unskillful, Skill-less, inept, amateurish, unpracticed, unpolished.
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. 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
Usage examples for awkward
I can understand that the question is awkward – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont