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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride; Caused to feel self-conscious and uncomfortable; Feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious.

Usage examples (38)
  • Too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street
  • Verb (used with object) : His bad table manners embarrassed her. ,The motion was advanced in order to embarrass the progress of the bill. ,The decline...
  • "Have you ceased to be in embarrassed circumstances?"
  • The person who should be ashamed and embarrassed is you. for more
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