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embarrassed (adj.)

"perplexed, confused," 1680s, past-participle adjective from embarrass.

updated on October 09, 2017

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Definitions of embarrassed from WordNet

embarrassed (adj.)
feeling or caused to feel ill at ease or self-conscious or ashamed;
was embarrassed by her child's tantrums
Synonyms: abashed / chagrined
embarrassed (adj.)
made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride;
too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street
Synonyms: humiliated / mortified
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