Translation of awkwardness in Spanish:


torpeza, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɔkwərdnəs/ /ˈɔːkwədnəs/


  • 1

    torpeza feminine
    • Nervousness and awkwardness set in before the next track brings the funk back.
    • The campaign is unlikely to help, and quite likely to increase awkwardness and embarrassment.
    • There is a pervading sense of discomfort and awkwardness about their arrangement and interaction.
    • The first episode comes across reasonably well but I think the ensuing episodes will be better once the initial awkwardnesses are out of the way.
    • One senses that it is a much-resisted process, full of compromises and awkwardnesses, but it proceeds nonetheless.
  • 2

    • 2.1

      (of shape) lo incómodo
      (of shape) lo poco práctico
      (of timing) lo inoportuno

    • 2.2(uncooperative conduct)

      falta de cooperación feminine

  • 3

    • 3.1(delicacy)

      (of subject) lo delicado
      (of subject) lo difícil
      (of situation) lo violento
      (of situation) lo embarazoso

    • 3.2(gaucheness)

      torpeza feminine