1. embarrassing; uncomfortable
    • 気まずい思いをする
    • feel awkward [embarrassed]
    • 二人の仲が気まずくなった
    • The relationship between the two 「grew strained [grew awkward/soured].
    • 気まずい沈黙が一座を支配した
    • An uneasy [awkward] silence fell over the company.
    • 彼と話すのはどうも気まずい
    • I feel awkward [uncomfortable] speaking to him.