What does embarrassed mean?

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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"

  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"


  1. embarrassed(Adjective)

    Having a feeling of shameful discomfort.

    After returning from the pool, Aleshia felt significantly better, though she was still slightly embarrassed.

    Etymology: From embarrass + -ed. The adjective is an extension of the past participle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Embarrassed

    of Embarrass

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'embarrassed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4466

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'embarrassed' in Adjectives Frequency: #850

How to pronounce embarrassed?

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    US English

How to say embarrassed in sign language?

  1. embarrassed


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of embarrassed in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of embarrassed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of embarrassed in a Sentence

  1. Cary Sharp:

    I am embarrassed. I've shamed my family and friends and I apologize for that.

  2. Robert Ballard:

    We realized we were dancing on someones grave, and we were embarrassed, the mood, it was like someone took a wall switch and went click.

  3. Lori Malcolm:

    I, like you, am appalled and disappointed by what I saw in that video, we spoke to the employee in the video and her mother — and the employee is very sorry and embarrassed about what happened. The product was never served to a guest.

  4. Kevin Roberts:

    I have inadvertently embarrassed Saatchi & Saatchi and Publicis Groupe, two companies I love and have been devoted to for almost 20 years.

  5. Louie Gohmert:

    I've talked to FBI agents around the country, you've embarrassed them. You've embarrassed yourself. And I can't help but wonder when I see you looking there with a little smirk, how many times did you look so innocent into your wife's eye and lie to her about Lisa Page ?

Images & Illustrations of embarrassed

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