What does embarrassing mean?

Definitions for embarrassing
em·bar·rass·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word embarrassing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. awkward, embarrassing, sticky, unenviable(adj)

    hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment

    "awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"; "an awkward pause followed his remark"; "a sticky question"; "in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign"

  2. embarrassing, mortifying(adj)

    causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation

    "the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles"; "it was mortifying to know he had heard every word"

Wiktionary

  1. embarrassing(Noun)

    The action of the verb to embarrass.

  2. embarrassing(Adjective)

    causing embarrassment; makes you feel shy or ashamed; leading to a feeling of uncomfortable self-consciousness

Webster Dictionary

  1. Embarrassing

    of Embarrass

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'embarrassing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4697

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'embarrassing' in Adjectives Frequency: #1005

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of embarrassing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of embarrassing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of embarrassing in a Sentence

  1. President Obama on Friday:

    This is embarrassing, a process like this.

  2. Charnesia Corley:

    It was embarrassing, degrading, i felt low, I felt helpless.

  3. Raj Dasgupta:

    Since it’s embarrassing, it tends to be an underreported issue.

  4. Russell Rosenberg:

    This can be embarrassing (and) people try to blunt their emotions.

  5. Carl Rowen:

    There aren't any embarrassing questions--just embarrassing answers.

Images & Illustrations of embarrassing

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