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Synonyms for embarrassed
em·bar·rassed

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  1. abashed, chagrined, embarrassedadjective

    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, mortifiedadjective

    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

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How to use embarrassed in a sentence?

  1. Lloyd Austin:

    It just seemed incomprehensible to me that there were no ramifications for him aside from, I assume, just being embarrassed, can you imagine anyone not getting fired for that kind of mismanagement ? But somehow he survived.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    I admire the fact that he's way too politically incorrect. I think we're a little too uptight as a nation. I admire the fact that he doesn't feel embarrassed about his wealth. And uh, what else do I admire about him? Let me think. Uh. Ha. He's got a great family.

  3. 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.

  4. Grish Gregoran:

    Trump is not welcome in Britain, we wanted to embarrass him and I think we have done that today. We know how sensitive he is. It is horrible to hear the inflammatory language that he uses and I am embarrassed that (Prime Minister) Theresa May has done so much to welcome him.

  5. Brandon Taubman:

    This past Saturday, during our clubhouse celebration, I used inappropriate language for which I am deeply sorry and embarrassed, in retrospect, I realize that my comments were unprofessional and inappropriate.


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