Definitions of woodenness

n the quality of being wooden and awkward

“he criticized the woodenness of the acting”
“there was a certain woodenness in his replies”
Type of:
awkwardness, clumsiness, gracelessness, stiffness
the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)

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