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?

  1. Alex
    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. Elly Shariat:

    ' Jeopardy !' was that wholesome show that you never had to be embarrassed to put on with your immigrant parents, it brought our whole family so much closer together and the loss of Alex Trebek is going to leave a huge hole in our hearts and our home.

  2. Aurora De Lucia:

    I was feeling blah all day, and all of a sudden I’m on the floor and all these people were around me, i was so embarrassed.

  3. Donald Trump:

    As an American, frankly, I'm embarrassed by his statements.

  4. Peter Senior:

    It was a terrible round, i felt a bit embarrassed really.

  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.

Images & Illustrations of embarrassed

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