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embarrassment

noun

1 embarrassment

The shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public.

Roget 475: uncertainty, incertitude, doubt; doubtfulness etc. adj.; dubiety, dubitation, dubitancy, dubitousness.    hesitation, suspense; perplexity, embarrassment, ... show more

Roget 704: difficulty; hardness etc. adj.; impracticability etc. (impossibility) 471; tough work, hard work, uphill work; hard task, Herculean task, ... show more

Roget 706: prevention, preclusion, obstruction, stoppage; embolus, embolism [Med.]; infarct [Med.]; interruption, interception, interclusion; hindrance, impedition; retardment, ... show more

Polish: konsternacja, krępacja, onieśmielenie, pomieszanie, skrępowanie, wstyd, zakłopotanie, zawstydzenie, zażenowanie, żenada ... show more



2 embarrassment

The state of being embarrassed (usually by some financial inadequacy).

Dutch: verlegenheid

3 embarrassment

Some event that causes someone to be embarrassed.

Polish: blamaż, dyskredytacja, kompromitacja, krewa, skompromitowanie

4 embarrassment

Extreme excess:
— An embarrassment of riches.

synonyms: overplus, plethora, superfluity.

Dutch: overbodigheid, overmaat


Moby thesaurus: abasement, abashment, absorption, agitation, awkwardness, baffle, bafflement, bashfulness, befuddlement, bewilderment, bind, bother, botheration, broken fortune, burden, burthen, cargo, chagrin, chaos, charge ... show more.

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