Antonyms of adj awkward

6 senses of awkward

Sense 1
awkward -- (causing inconvenience; "they arrived at an awkward time")

INDIRECT (VIA inconvenient) -> convenient -- (suited to your comfort or purpose or needs; "a convenient excuse for not going")

Sense 2
awkward (vs. graceful) -- (lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance; "an awkward dancer"; "an awkward gesture"; "too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes"; "his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot")

graceful (vs. awkward) -- (characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution)
        => elegant -- (displaying effortless beauty and simplicity in movement or execution; "an elegant dancer"; "an elegant mathematical solution -- simple and precise")
        => fluent, fluid, liquid, smooth -- (smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina")
        => gainly -- (graceful and pleasing; "gainly conduct"; "a gainly youth with dark hair and eyes")
        => gracile, willowy -- (slender and graceful)
        => lissome, lissom, lithe, lithesome, slender, supple, svelte, sylphlike -- (moving and bending with ease)

Sense 3
awkward, bunglesome, clumsy, ungainly -- (difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape; "an awkward bundle to carry"; "a load of bunglesome paraphernalia"; "clumsy wooden shoes"; "the cello, a rather ungainly instrument for a girl")

INDIRECT (VIA unwieldy) -> wieldy -- (easy to handle or use or manage; "a large but wieldy book")

Sense 4
awkward, clumsy, cumbersome, inapt, inept, ill-chosen -- (not elegant or graceful in expression; "an awkward prose style"; "a clumsy apology"; "his cumbersome writing style"; "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?")

INDIRECT (VIA infelicitous) -> felicitous -- (exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style; "a felicitous speaker")

Sense 5
awkward, embarrassing, sticky, unenviable -- (hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment; "awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"; "an awkward pause followed his remark"; "a sticky question"; "in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign")

INDIRECT (VIA difficult) -> easy -- (posing no difficulty; requiring little effort; "an easy job"; "an easy problem"; "an easy victory"; "the house is easy to heat"; "satisfied with easy answers"; "took the easy way out of his dilemma")

Sense 6
awkward, ill at ease (predicate), uneasy -- (socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner; "awkward and reserved at parties"; "ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know"; "was always uneasy with strangers")

INDIRECT (VIA uncomfortable) -> comfortable -- (free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or affording peace of mind; "was settled in a comfortable job, one for which he was well prepared"; "the comfortable thought that nothing could go wrong"; "was comfortable in his religious beliefs"; "she's a comfortable person to be with"; "she felt comfortable with her fiance's parents")

Similarity of adj awkward

6 senses of awkward

Sense 1
awkward -- (causing inconvenience; "they arrived at an awkward time")
       => inconvenient (vs. convenient) -- (not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs; "it is inconvenient not to have a telephone in the kitchen"; "the back hall is an inconvenient place for the telephone")

Sense 2
awkward (vs. graceful) -- (lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance; "an awkward dancer"; "an awkward gesture"; "too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes"; "his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot")
       => gawky, clumsy, clunky, ungainly, unwieldy -- (lacking grace in movement or posture; "a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"; "clumsy fingers"; "what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"; "heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair")
       => graceless, ungraceful -- (lacking grace; clumsy; "a graceless production of the play"; "his stature low...his bearing ungraceful"- Sir Walter Scott)
       => labored, laboured, strained -- (lacking natural ease; "a labored style of debating")
       => wooden -- (lacking ease or grace; "the actor's performance was wooden"; "a wooden smile")
          Also See-> maladroit#1; ugly#1

Sense 3
awkward, bunglesome, clumsy, ungainly -- (difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape; "an awkward bundle to carry"; "a load of bunglesome paraphernalia"; "clumsy wooden shoes"; "the cello, a rather ungainly instrument for a girl")
       => unwieldy (vs. wieldy), unmanageable -- (difficult to use or handle or manage because of size or weight or shape; "we set about towing the unwieldy structure into the shelter"; "almost dropped the unwieldy parcel")

Sense 4
awkward, clumsy, cumbersome, inapt, inept, ill-chosen -- (not elegant or graceful in expression; "an awkward prose style"; "a clumsy apology"; "his cumbersome writing style"; "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?")
       => infelicitous (vs. felicitous) -- (not appropriate in application; defective; "an infelicitous remark"; "infelicitous phrasing"; "the infelicitous typesetting was due to illegible copy")

Sense 5
awkward, embarrassing, sticky, unenviable -- (hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment; "awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"; "an awkward pause followed his remark"; "a sticky question"; "in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign")
       => difficult (vs. easy), hard -- (not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?")

Sense 6
awkward, ill at ease (predicate), uneasy -- (socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner; "awkward and reserved at parties"; "ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know"; "was always uneasy with strangers")
       => uncomfortable (vs. comfortable) -- (conducive to or feeling mental discomfort; "this kind of life can prove disruptive and uncomfortable"; "the uncomfortable truth"; "grew uncomfortable beneath his appraising eye"; "an uncomfortable way of surprising me just when I felt surest"; "the teacher's presence at the conference made the child very uncomfortable")

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