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- adj. Having a feeling of shameful discomfort.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of embarrass.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. feeling uneasily or unpleasantly self-conscious due to some event or circumstance.
- adj. feeling inferior or unworthy and hence unpleasantly self-conscious.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious
- adj. made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride
Because the word embarrassed was her middle name, Charlotte wouldnt wish public humiliation on her worst enemy.
He never said it aloud, but I knew the name embarrassed him.
I laughed out loud at the dark humor, though I could not tell you why exactly, leaving the speaker of the term embarrassed when she realized I had heard her.
Many years ago Ronald Reagan's pollster talked after Watergate about what he called the embarrassed Republican vote: many Republicans who chose to stay home rather than vote for their party.
The way for the Nationals to stop getting embarrassed is to start winning, Mark Zuckerman says.
While the Mount Holyoke grads were meeting in embarrassed little encounter groups to discuss possibly putting a mirror down there, Brown was telling her readers to embrace all aspects of their body, including the various functions and products of the alimentary tract.
At Turin 's Sonia Rossi Gallery stand, Annika Str ö m, who has also produced a performance piece for the fair in which 10 men are wandering around pretending to be embarrassed, is showing two identical watercolor posters which read: buy one get one free.
"I was so stinkin 'embarrassed that a golf cart full of Secret Service guys had to pull up beside me," she said of the fall.
` ` I was embarrassed from the standpoint of our organization and everything we stand for.
At least six of them used the word embarrassed, probably more.