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Meaning of EMBARRASSED

Pronunciation:  emb'erust

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride; "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street"; "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work"; "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister"
  2. [adj]  caused to feel self-conscious and uncomfortable; "was discomfited by the personal questions"; "the child felt embarrassed by the attention of the adults"
  3. [adj]  feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious; "felt abashed at the extravagant praise"; "chagrined at the poor sales of his book"; "was embarrassed by her child's tantrums"
 

EMBARRASSED is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: abashed, ashamed(p), chagrined, discomfited, discomposed, humiliated, mortified, uncomfortable
 

 

 

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