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  1. awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptness, ineptitude, maladroitness, slownessnoun

    unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training

    subnormality, maladroitness, deliberation, unsuitableness, backwardness, slowness, unsuitability, cumbersomeness, nuisance value, ineptness, stiffness, retardation, mental retardation, gracelessness, unhurriedness, deliberateness, awkwardness, worthlessness, unwieldiness, ineptitude

  2. awkwardness, clumsinessnoun

    the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant

    ineptitude, slowness, ineptness, awkwardness, cumbersomeness, maladroitness, gracelessness, nuisance value, stiffness, unwieldiness

  3. awkwardness, clumsiness, gracelessness, stiffnessnoun

    the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)

    hardness, maladroitness, severeness, rigor, slowness, cumbersomeness, nuisance value, ineptness, stiffness, rigour, harshness, inclemency, gracelessness, ungracefulness, rigorousness, awkwardness, severity, rigourousness, unwieldiness, ineptitude

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  • Plumpheit, Unbeholfenheit, UngeschicklichkeitGerman
  • αδεξιότηταGreek
  • kömpelyysFinnish
  • maladresse, inéléganceFrench
  • liopastachtIrish
  • otrombaságHungarian
  • sgraziataggine, goffaggine, inettitudineItalian
  • 不手際, ドジ, ふきJapanese
  • მოუქნელობაGeorgian
  • неуклю́жесть, неповоро́тливостьRussian
  • гло̏ма̄зно̄ст, nȅzgrāpnōst, glȍmāznōst, не̏згра̄пно̄стSerbo-Croatian
  • klumpighetSwedish

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