Meaning of Awkward
What is Awkward:
Awkward is an English adjective that has several meanings:
- Uncomfortable, complicated, difficult, difficult to do or treat. In this sense, it also means deliberately uncooperative or reasonable.
- Embarrassing, causing or feeling embarrassment, embarrassment, discomfort, or inconvenience.
- Clumsy, awkward, lanky.
This word is formed with archaism awk ("in the wrong direction"), derived from Old Norse ǫfugr) and the suffix -ward. Originally it meant "in the wrong direction". Later it is recorded with its current meanings.
This adjective usually appears accompanying terms such as silence, situation Y position, which could be translated either as uncomfortable silence, or as an uncomfortable situation or position.
Examples of use of awkward
Taking as a reference the different meanings of this word, here are some examples in English and their translation:
- "They asked some awkward questions. "(" They asked some awkward questions. "). "In the trial, the district attorney put me in a very awkward position." ("At trial, the prosecutor put me in a very difficult situation.") "You" re being awkward, refusing all our proposals. "(" You are being uncooperative, rejecting all of our proposals. ")
- "He felt awkward explaining all the details of his personal life to the psychologist"(" He felt ashamed explaining all the details of his private life to the psychologist. "). "When they discovered the truth, there was a second of awkard silence untily he apologized" ". ("When they discovered the truth, there was a second of awkward silence").
- "Despite his awkward movements on the dancefloor, Jason kept saying he was a professional dancer." ("Despite his ungainly movements, Jason kept saying he was a professional dancer.")
Awkward like tv series
Awkward is the original name of an MTV television comedy series released in 2011. In Latin America it is known as Weird girl and in Spain as The invisible girl. The protagonist is Jenna Hamilton (played by Ashley Nicole Rickards), a teenager in search of herself.