noun see gawkish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gawkishness — n. awkwardness, clumsiness, gracelessness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gawkishness — gawk·ish·ness …   English syllables

  • gawkishness — noun see gawkish …   Useful english dictionary

  • gawkish — adjective Date: 1840 gawky • gawkishly adverb • gawkishness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gawky — gawkily, gawkishly, adv. gawkiness, gawkishness, n. /gaw kee/, adj., gawkier, gawkiest. awkward; ungainly; clumsy. Also, gawkish /gaw kish/. [1715 25; GAWK + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • inelegance — Synonyms and related words: Babbittry, awkwardness, bad taste, boorishness, bourgeois taste, bumblingness, cacophony, camp, campiness, clownishness, clumsiness, cumbersomeness, defacement, disfigurement, dysphemism, gawkiness, gawkishness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ponderousness — Synonyms and related words: Gothicism, aridity, avoirdupois, awkwardness, bad taste, barbarism, barbarousness, barrenness, beef, beefiness, bloodlessness, bombasticness, boorishness, bulkiness, bumblingness, cacology, cacophony, characterlessness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unmanageability — Synonyms and related words: awkwardness, boorishness, bulkiness, bumblingness, clownishness, clumsiness, contumaciousness, contumacy, cumbersomeness, defiance, fractiousness, gawkiness, gawkishness, gracelessness, ham handedness, handful of… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • FOLKLORE — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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