Example sentences for: awkwardness

How can you use “awkwardness” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Children were warned not to go at some task with main strength and awkwardness or not to go whalestaving at some job.

  • Fish & Wildlife Department as a refuge for the millions of Laysan Albatross (called gooney birds for their comical awkwardness at takeoff and landing) who nest there.

  • Her mother lives just long enough to inculcate in her (unjustifiably) a sense of her own awkwardness.

  • (At last year's Time magazine anniversary gala, I found myself positively tongue-tied, embarrassingly adolescent in my awkwardness, on being introduced to Lauren Bacall.)

  • A deeper affinity seems to have drawn Morton to them, ghostwriting fees aside: Here were two massively unself-aware individuals who had maneuvered themselves into positions of national awkwardness, women who were all but impossible to defend.


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