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Maladroit Definition in Context with Images

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Maladroit definition in context with images, synonyms and antonyms adopted from the book, Vocabulary for the College-bound Student, used in authentic context. Learn the word, maladroit, in authentic passages.

/ˌmæl.əˈdrɔɪt/ (adj)

Maladroit definition

gauche and inexperienced, inept, all thumbs, clumsy, showing lack of skill or dexterity, awkward, unskilled


Social awkwardness or maladroitness doesn’t have to be a bad thing. In fact, it might even benefit you in some ways. But that doesn’t make it any less distressing in the moment.

Here’s a look at signs of social awkwardness, tips for overcoming it, and reasons why it might not be such a negative thing.

How do I know if I’m socially maladroit?

Social awkwardness isn’t a mental health issue — there’s no diagnostic criteria or even a concrete definition. It’s more of a feeling, or a collection of feelings and experiences that form a pattern in your life.

Source of example: https://www.healthline.com


dexterous, adroit

Parts of speech

Noun: maladroitness

Adverb: maladroitly

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