Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Awkward"

The meaning of "Awkward" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does awkward mean?
A: When something is “off” or isn’t quite normal. Like when someone is weird without meaning to be, or a situation feels weird and it makes you uncomfortable. Awkwardness usually causes people to feel uncomfortable.

An awkward situation might be if you took a girl you like out for a date and her boyfriend comes with her, and you realize that she thought you were just friends and that she already had a boyfriend. That’d be awkward or uncomfortable for you.

An awkward person might miss social queues, or make jokes that they thought would be funny but no one’s laughing because it actually wasn’t funny. These things are awkward.

I hope this helps!
Q: What does awkward mean?
A: “Awkward” is what happens when you are in a situation that is weird or odd or makes you feel embarrassed or uncomfortable.
For example, a guy is staring at a girl and won’t stop looking at her. She might say to her friend, “that guy is so awkward.”
Q: What does awkward mean?
A: Tiene varios significados, puede ser torpe, complicado, incómodo...
Q: What does awkward en español mean?
A: You can say "i feel awkward" or "this is a little awkward "
Q: What does awkward mean?
A: Good question! It has many meanings, but generally it means clumsy or unskilled. It can also mean a lack of social manners or not knowing the right thing to do or say.

Example sentences using "Awkward"

Q: Please show me example sentences with awkward.
A: "He was staring at me and it was very awkward"
"It's awkward to hug someone you don't like"
"I felt awkward talking to her"
Awkward = Uncomfortably weird
Q: Please show me example sentences with awkward.
A: - Are you okay? you look awkward.
- Her posture was a bit awkward
- The atmosphere was awkward.
- She seemed awkward in this new environment
- The way she sat was a bit awkward
- We made awkward eye contact
- Don't be so awkward!
- I hope this doesn't make things awkward
- It was an awkward conversation
Q: Please show me example sentences with awkward.
A: She is so awkward!

Ella es muy rara!

Wow ... that is so awkward! I like dogs, too!

Que raro! A mi me gustan los perritos, también! 😊
Q: Please show me example sentences with awkward .
A: There are many different meanings to it depending on the context, so I'd recommend searching it up yourself on google. I found a simplified version for you though
Q: Please show me example sentences with awkward.
A: She's so awkward.

We were sitting in the car in silence and it was really awkward.

That was awkward.

I use awkward on it's own sometimes like:
A: We just sat there in complete silence after we fought.
B: Awkward.

Synonyms of "Awkward" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between awkward and clumsy ?
A: Clumsy is someone distracted, who often falls or let things fall. It's not necessarily an insult.
Awkward is extremely weird, often used as a bad thing. Someone who doesn't fit it
Q: What is the difference between awkward and embarrassing ?
A: Examples:

Awkward: Both you and your friend are talking, then suddenly you both don't know what to say.
Embarrassing: You tripped in front of many people.
Q: What is the difference between awkward and clumsy ?
A: This is a great question, and both are really important words. "Clumsy" is almost always referring to physical movements and actions. Like, "I'm so clumsy - I always drop my phone/trip on the stairs." Whereas "awkward" can be used to describe one's personality and interactional habits, or even a sense of social discomfort.

Here are some examples of awkward:

"I went to the party last night and my ex-girlfriend showed up, it was so awkward (the situation)."

"My crush and I reached for the same piece of pizza at the same time - it was so awkward!"

"He doesn't know how to maintain a conversation with people he doesn't know, he's kind of awkward".
Q: What is the difference between awkward and embarrassed and I need a word to express the kind of feeling in situations like this: you have feelings for someone and have to tell him or her directly while you're kind of shy. ?
A: "Awkward" is when you're uncomfortable

"Embarrassed" is like humiliated

In your situation, "awkward" might be better. If I'm shy and don't know what to say, the conversation may be very awkward. If the guy tells me that he doesn't like me back, then I'm embarrassed.
Q: What is the difference between awkward and embarrassed ?
A: Embarrassment is when you feel guilt and shame, usually as a result of something wrong you've done.
Awkwardness is the result of an uncomfortable social situation. It may or may not be embarrassing.

Here is an example with two people, Mike and Amy.
"I want to go out with Amy, but when I went up to her I couldn't even say a word. It was awkward and embarrassing..." - Mike
"Mike came up to me today, but he just stood there and said nothing. It was really awkward..." - Amy

Mike feels embarrassment due to his lack of skill in the social situation.
Amy does not feel embarrassment since she did nothing wrong, but the situation is also uncomfortable for her.

Translations of "Awkward"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? awkward
A: “Awkward.”
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