What is another word for maladroitly?

72 synonyms found


[ mˈalɐdɹˌɔ͡ɪtli], [ mˈalɐdɹˌɔ‍ɪtli], [ m_ˈa_l_ɐ_d_ɹ_ˌɔɪ_t_l_i]

Maladroitly is an adverb that means clumsily or awkwardly. Some synonyms for maladroitly include gracelessly, ineptly, bunglingly, unskillfully, ham-handedly, and fumblingly. These words all describe actions or movements that are done in an awkward, uncoordinated, or ungraceful manner. Other synonyms for maladroitly could include ungainly, heavy-handedly, uncooperatively, haphazardly, and ungracefully. Maladroitly is often used to describe someone who is not great at physical activities such as sports or dance, but can also be used to describe actions that are clumsy or awkward in other contexts, such as social situations or when performing a task.

How to use "Maladroitly" in context?

Using maladroitly in a Sentence:

I was maladroitly trying to get up.

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