Definitions for abashəˈbæʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. embarrass, abash(verb)

    cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious

Wiktionary

  1. abash(Verb)

    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.

  2. abash(Verb)

    To lose self-possession; to become ashamed.

  3. Origin: * First attested in 1303.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abash(verb)

    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

Anagrams of abash »

  1. Sabah

  2. sabha


Translations for abash

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • засрамвам, смущавамBulgarian
  • zahanbitCzech
  • beschämenGerman
  • avergonzar, abochornar, confundirSpanish
  • saattaa häpeilemään, saattaa hämilleFinnish
  • confondreFrench
  • confunderInterlingua
  • звунуваMacedonian
  • beschamenDutch
  • gjøre skamfullNorwegian
  • confundir, envergonharPortuguese
  • приводить в замешательство, прийти в замешательство, смущать, конфузить, смутиться, сконфузитьсяRussian
  • utandırmak, mahcup etmekTurkish

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