awkward - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate awkward

awkward is hyphenated as awk-ward

How to pronounce awkward

awkward is pronounced ´ŏːkwər d

Number of syllables in awkward

The number of syllables in awkward is 2

What part of speech in awkward?

awkward is an adjective

How common in the word awkward?

awkward is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does awkward convey?

Has a sentiment score of -2 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'awkward'

angle, around, between, follow, hand, like, man, moment, pause, place, position, question, silence, time, way

Common collocations before 'awkward'

after, bit, felt, first, how, little, look, made, make, moment, seem, still, stood, suddenly, very

Words with similar spelling to awkward

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Common Verb Collocations of awkward

ask, be, become, begin, break, can, come, do, embarrass, face, feel, find, follow, get, handle, have, look, make, may, might, must, place, prove, put, say, seem, think, will, use, 's

Common Conjunction Collocations of awkward

and, but, either, nor, or

Lists containing awkward

Synonyms of 'affected'
Synonyms of 'artless'
Synonyms of 'bashful'
Synonyms of 'bombastic'
Synonyms of 'boorish'
Synonyms of 'bulky'
Synonyms of 'bumbling'
Synonyms of 'careless'
Synonyms of 'clumsy'
Synonyms of 'contrary'
Synonyms of 'cumbersome'
Synonyms of 'cumbrous'
Synonyms of 'difficult'
Synonyms of 'disturbing'
Synonyms of 'dumb'
Synonyms of 'elephantine'
Synonyms of 'embarrass'
Synonyms of 'empty'
Synonyms of 'forced'
Common Adjective Collocations of ashamed
Common Adjective Collocations of ashore
Common Adjective Collocations of abrupt
Common Adjective Collocations of apologies
Common Adjective Collocations of bulky
Common Adjective Collocations of boned
Common Adjective Collocations of booby
Common Adjective Collocations of confusing
Common Adjective Collocations of consuming
Common Adjective Collocations of dilemma
Common Adjective Collocations of embarrassed
Common Adjective Collocations of grimaces
Common Adjective Collocations of gawky
Common Adjective Collocations of hug
Common Adjective Collocations of hesitating
Common Adjective Collocations of interposed
Common Adjective Collocations of leaps
Common Adjective Collocations of lanky
Common Adjective Collocations of lout
Common Adjective Collocations of ludicrously
Common Adjective Collocations of marines
Common Adjective Collocations of numb
Common Adjective Collocations of novices
Common Adjective Collocations of pondered
Common Adjective Collocations of predicament
Common Adjective Collocations of quatrains
Common Adjective Collocations of stiffly
Common Adjective Collocations of sprawling
Common Adjective Collocations of stunning
Common Adjective Collocations of squinting
Common Adjective Collocations of teenager
Common Adjective Collocations of translator
Common Adjective Collocations of tiresome
Common Adjective Collocations of uncomfortable
Common Adjective Collocations of uneasy
Common Adjective Collocations of unfashionable
Common Adjective Collocations of uncoordinated
Common Adjective Collocations of unscientific
Common Adjective Collocations of ungainly
Common Adjective Collocations of tumultuous
Common Adjective Collocations of shy
Common Adjective Collocations of squad
Common Adjective Collocations of stiff
Common Adjective Collocations of silence
Common Adjective Collocations of rustic
Common Adjective Collocations of ridiculous
Common Adjective Collocations of pause
Common Adjective Collocations of junctures
Common Adjective Collocations of jerking
Common Adjective Collocations of inept
Common Adjective Collocations of inconvenient
Common Adjective Collocations of gauche
Common Adjective Collocations of gallantry
Common Adjective Collocations of gangly
Common Adjective Collocations of gelding
Common Adjective Collocations of gait
Common Adjective Collocations of embarrassing
Common Adjective Collocations of detour
Common Adjective Collocations of clumsy
Common Adjective Collocations of conscious
Common Adjective Collocations of apologizing
Common Adjective Collocations of afterthought
Synonyms of 'formal'
Synonyms of 'crushing'
Synonyms of 'crosswise'
Synonyms of 'callow'
Common collocations of 'density'
Common collocations of 'helplessness'
Common collocations of 'gait'
Common collocations before 'gait'
Common collocations of 'ferocious'
Common collocations of 'clumsy'
Common collocations of 'angle'
Common collocations of 'pause'
Common collocations before 'pause'
Common collocations of 'silence'
Common collocations before 'silence'