abashment[ uh-bash ]SEE DEFINITION OF abashment
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Crimsoning, Alrek fell from his hill of scorn to the valley of abashment.
As soon as Ned and I could recover from our abashment, we also said good morning.
If abashed at heart, at least the world should be uninformed of that abashment.
The big fellow, his head hung in abashment, looked up pleadingly.
He dropped the hand that had been lightly resting on her arm, and his dapper air of self-confidence wilted in abashment.
The hot blood mounted to the boy's cheek, whether in abashment or in anger would be impossible to say.
It was the preacher, who with many excuses stepped in and with some abashment tried to grind out what he had to say.
And much to my abashment he and the old man fell upon my neck and kissed me on both cheeks.
Mr. Garland accepted the introduction with signs of abashment, but stated his business simply.
He will tell you with pride rather than with abashment that he is an empleado—a State dependent.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ABASHMENT
- bad conscience
- ill repute
- loss of face
- skeleton in the cupboard