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Synonyms for embarrassed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abashed, chagrined, embarrassed(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"

    Synonyms:
    humiliated, abashed, mortified, chagrined

    Antonyms:
    unashamed, composed

  2. embarrassed, humiliated, mortified(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"

    Synonyms:
    gangrenous, low, broken, abashed, chagrined, mortified, humbled, crushed, humiliated

    Antonyms:
    unashamed, composed

How to pronounce embarrassed?

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Karen
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How to say embarrassed in sign language?

  1. embarrassed

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#13845uncomfortable
#14263crushed
#14732constrained
#16277bothered
#17452awkward
#17894ashamed
#19258embarrassing
#19872annoyed
#20401embarrassed
#30796hampered
#34483hindered
#39475humiliated
#45288humbled
#51569impeded
#74473bashful
#78484mortified
#152811abashed
#173666chagrined
#228368gangrenous

How to use embarrassed in a sentence?

  1. Pete Buttigieg:

    One of the first things you learn as mayor, right, is never to say something - never say something in the labor breakfast that you'd be embarrassed to have repeated at the Chamber brunch or vice versa.

  2. Ted Beck:

    It’s important to remember that money is the number one stress factor for most people and most relationships, in a two-income family, there can be a mentality where one partner thinks, ‘I want to use the money I earned as I see fit.’ Very often, they’re afraid that their partner won’t approve of how they spend money or they’re embarrassed or fearful that their partner will find out about a bad habit.

  3. Attorney Casey Yontz:

    He was too embarrassed to talk about it.

  4. Jessica Mann:

    I was so embarrassed.

  5. John Wayne:

    I don't want ever to appear in a film that would embarrass a viewer. A man can take his wife, mother, and his daughter to one of my movies and never be ashamed or embarrassed for going.


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