desajeitado

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From desajeitar, from des- + ajeitar

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

desajeitado m (feminine singular desajeitada, masculine plural desajeitados, feminine plural desajeitadas, comparable)

  1. awkward; clumsy

Usage notes[edit]

  • Usually desajeitado is meant as a quality (—use with ser—) while sem jeito is meant as a state (—use with estar or ficar).

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Further reading[edit]

  • desajeitado” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.