Definition for embarrassed

adjective as in in social difficulties

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adjective as in in financial difficulties

Strong matches

bankrupt, straitened

Weak matches

in debt, insolvent, poor


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Example Sentences

Usually, it takes at least one full day in Cancun to do something embarrassing you’ll never live down.

Convinced King was “the world’s most notorious liar,” the FBI director sought information that would embarrass King and induce him to step aside as leader of the civil rights movement.

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Several Democrats, embarrassed by the entire process, joined with Republicans to pass a resolution denying that Congress, the courts or any tribunal could reverse the 1876 election results.

Instead, we are home, missing the good and the frustrating and weird parts of our families and creating new traditions with our children — ones that will undoubtedly later embarrass them.

We’ll continue to talk openly and learn more about female physiology and not treat it as something to be embarrassed by or ignored.

I actually downloaded the app last summer and was embarrassed because none of my friends seemed to use it.

I was so embarrassed my face reddened but Lee kept it right up.

But outsiders, generally, are embarrassed or appalled, and so are a growing number of locals.

I am not remotely embarrassed to relate he weighed just 9lb.

In particular, a video of an apparently inebriated Morgan has embarrassed supporters of the referendum.

Edna was a trifle embarrassed at being thus signaled out for the imperious little woman's favor.

She was even meditating a retreat, inexplicably embarrassed, when an inner door opened and Lady Victoria entered.

Frederick, embarrassed, thought his sister was carrying the jest too far.

Embarrassed and ashamed, she was obliged to confess that her knowledge of the language was confined to one quotation.

It failed to secure the capital it sought and was seriously embarrassed throughout its three years' existence.

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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to embarrassed, such as: ashamed, abashed, disconcerted, and flustered.

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