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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - Causing humiliation or shame

Usage examples (33)
  • The great man was embarrassingly humble and self-effacing
  • 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 in...
  • Lots of genes turn up, but they still explain embarrassingly little.
  • It's kind of embarrassingly personal but I'll write it anyway: for more
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