Speak and write with confidence.

To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (adjective) awkward

Synonyms: uneasy, awkward, ill at ease Definition: socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner Usage: awkward and reserved at parties; ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know; was always uneasy with strangers

Hypernyms: uncomfortable Definition: conducive to or feeling mental discomfort Usage: 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

Synonyms: awkward Definition: causing inconvenience Usage: they arrived at an awkward time

Hypernyms: inconvenient Definition: not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs Usage: it is inconvenient not to have a telephone in the kitchen; the back hall is an inconvenient place for the telephone

Synonyms: awkward, unenviable, sticky, embarrassing Definition: hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment Usage: 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

Hypernyms: difficult, hard Definition: not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure Usage: 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?

Synonyms: inept, ill-chosen, inapt, cumbersome, awkward, clumsy Definition: not elegant or graceful in expression Usage: 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?

Hypernyms: infelicitous Definition: not appropriate in application; defective Usage: an infelicitous remark; infelicitous phrasing; the infelicitous typesetting was due to illegible copy

Synonyms: awkward Definition: lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance Usage: an awkward dancer; an awkward gesture; too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes; his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot

Hypernyms: ungainly, unwieldy, clumsy, clunky, gawky Definition: lacking grace in movement or posture Usage: a gawky lad with long ungainly legs; clumsy fingers; what an ungainly creature a giraffe is; heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair

Hypernyms: ungraceful, graceless Definition: lacking grace; clumsy Usage: a graceless production of the play; his stature low...his bearing ungraceful- Sir Walter Scott

Hypernyms: strained, labored, laboured Definition: lacking natural ease Usage: a labored style of debating

Hypernyms: wooden Definition: lacking ease or grace Usage: the actor's performance was wooden; a wooden smile

Synonyms: ungainly, bunglesome, clumsy, awkward Definition: difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape Usage: an awkward bundle to carry; a load of bunglesome paraphernalia; clumsy wooden shoes; the cello, a rather ungainly instrument for a girl

Hypernyms: unwieldy, unmanageable Definition: difficult to use or handle or manage because of size or weight or shape Usage: we set about towing the unwieldy structure into the shelter; almost dropped the unwieldy parcel