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Definition of "aukwardness" [aukwardness]

  • Obsolete form of awkwardness. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "aukwardness" in a sentence
  • "The presence of Indiana redoubled the aukwardness of the situation, and her blushes, and the increased lustre of her eyes, did not make the report seem either unwelcome, or perfectly new to her."
  • "Timidity solicits that mercy which pride is most gratified to grant; the blushes of juvenile shame atone for the deficiencies which cause them; and aukwardness itself, in the unfounded terrors of youth, is perhaps more interesting than grace."
  • "He spoke to me; and this address from a stranger throwing a blush into my cheeks that still set him wider off the truth, I answered him with an aukwardness and confusion the more apt to impose, as there was really a mixture of the genuine in them."
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