Definitions for abashəˈbæʃ
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cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
To make ashamed; to embarrass; to destroy the self-possession of; to confuse or confound, as by exciting suddenly a consciousness of guilt, mistake, or inferiority; to put to shame; to disconcert; to discomfit.
"He was a man whom no check could abash." - Thomas Babington Macaulay.
To lose self-possession; to become ashamed.
Origin: * First attested in 1303.
to destroy the self-possession of; to confuse or confound, as by exciting suddenly a consciousness of guilt, mistake, or inferiority; to put to shame; to disconcert; to discomfit
Translations for abash
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- засрамвам, смущавамBulgarian
- avergonzar, abochornar, confundirSpanish
- saattaa häpeilemään, saattaa hämilleFinnish
- gjøre skamfullNorwegian
- confundir, envergonharPortuguese
- приводить в замешательство, прийти в замешательство, смущать, конфузить, смутиться, сконфузитьсяRussian
- utandırmak, mahcup etmekTurkish
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