Sentence for awkward | Use awkward in a sentence

A sentence using the word awkward. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use awkward in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for awkward.

  • It was awkward. (8)
  • An awkward pause.] (8)
  • Awkward these hoops! (8)
  • This is very awkward. (8)
  • An awkward silence followed. (8)
  • Then came an awkward moment. (10)
  • A strange, an awkward thought! (8)
  • As Harbinger said: It was really devilish awkward! (8)
  • Miss Naylor broke an awkward silence. (8)
  • Breckon himself found it very awkward. (9)
  • He made an awkward bow, and sat down. (10)
  • It would be awkward sending out for you. (9)
  • De Craye saved it from an awkward length. (10)
  • By some awkward fatality he remembered it now. (8)
  • In fact, Agatha had just spent an awkward hour. (8)
  • He made an awkward movement which shook the chess-table. (8)
  • In London on the way back they had their first awkward encounter. (8)
  • Barclugh now colored, for he felt sheepish in his awkward position. (18)
  • Of all the witnesses of the fact, she alone did not find it awkward. (9)
  • But it would be difficult, awkward, brutal to give her up completely! (8)
  • At such a time much might have been said, and silence was very awkward. (4)
  • Obviously when transportation facilities are awkward, the show suffers. (21)
  • Wilfrid got it down, and commenced a lecture to fill the awkward pause. (10)
  • Sometimes, to his practised mind, she is awkward and slow of comprehension. (21)
  • It was a very awkward moment; and the countenance of each showed that it was so. (4)
  • My thanks for the honour done me were awkward, as if they came upon reflection. (10)
  • Essling, Wagram; put the victors in those little affairs to front our awkward squads. (10)
  • She might perhaps be feeling herself awkward at introductions, and had to be excused. (10)
  • You will find me a very awkward narrator, Miss Dashwood; I hardly know where to begin. (4)
  • Here and there a painful doubt obtruded itself and marred them with its awkward shadow. (9)
  • On other occasions her lips were not hypocritical, and her figure anything but awkward. (10)
  • Frances Freeland corked the little bottle, as if enclosing within it that awkward question. (8)
  • An awkward problem which sometimes presents itself is the replenishing of the horse stables. (21)
  • Possibly his impressionable mind was half conscious of something familiar in its shambling, awkward gait. (1)
  • So awkward a reply was not expected by Cecilia; she looked at the floor, forced to search within her soul. (8)
  • The young artist found his host extremely new and disconcerting; in his presence he felt both shy and awkward. (8)
  • They were all standing in the hall together, and she prolonged the awkward pause while she examined the permit. (9)
  • And this was best achieved by speaking to their neighbours of the serious and awkward situation of the poor Vicar. (8)
  • In the hall an adventure befell him so plump, and awkward, that he could barely recite it to Mrs. Rushbourne that night. (8)
  • It was necessary for him to step forward, too, and assist the introduction, and with many awkward sensations he did his best. (4)
  • Her third attempt at a letter pleased her scarcely better than the rest, but she sent it, though it seemed so blunt and awkward. (9)
  • There was an awkward constraint between them, not that the hour or the circumstance of their being alone made them self-conscious. (13)
  • She had never seen a place for which nature had done more, or where natural beauty had been so little counteracted by an awkward taste. (4)
  • Mrs. Mountstuart tried petting him, which drew attention to him, and put us all in his key for several awkward minutes, more than once. (10)
  • The great cricket match was perhaps the most searching and awkward time they annually went through together, for Jolyon had been at Eton. (8)
  • Emma said it would be awkward; Mrs. Weston was in distress about the supper; and Mr. Woodhouse opposed it earnestly, on the score of health. (4)
  • The tripping and stumbling, prettily awkward little tone of gosling innocent new from its egg, throughout the letter, was a triumph of candour. (10)

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Definition of awkward:

  • awkward, awk’ward, adj. clumsy: ungraceful: embarrassed: difficult to deal with: (_shak._) unfavourable: (_obs._) froward. | adj. awk’wardish. | adv. awk’wardly, clumsily, embarrassingly, dangerously. | n. awk’wardness. (0)

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