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  • adj.in social difficulties
  • adj.in financial difficulties

synonyms for embarrassed

  • ashamed
  • abashed
  • disconcerted
  • flustered
  • bankrupt
  • straitened
  • in debt
  • insolvent
  • poor
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    How to use embarrassed in a sentence

    Usually, it takes at least one full day in Cancun to do something embarrassing you’ll never live down.
    ONE NIGHT IN CANCUN: TED CRUZ’S DISASTROUS DECISION TO GO ON VACATION DURING TEXAS STORM CRISISASHLEY PARKERFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    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.
    THE FBI'S SURVEILLANCE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. WAS RELENTLESS. BUT ITS FINDINGS PAINT A FULLER PICTURE FOR HISTORIANSBENJAMIN HEDINJANUARY 18, 2021TIME
    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.
    TED CRUZ’S PROPOSED ELECTION COMMISSION CAN ONLY HURT THE COUNTRYSTUART MACKAYJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    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.
    AT THE END OF AN ISOLATING YEAR, EVEN THE EMBARRASSING, FRUSTRATING, WEIRD PARTS OF FAMILY GATHERINGS FEEL MISSEDTHERESA VARGASDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    We’ll continue to talk openly and learn more about female physiology and not treat it as something to be embarrassed by or ignored.
    THESE WILL BE THE BIGGEST HEALTH TRENDS OF 2021MARTIN FRITZ HUBERDECEMBER 25, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    Edna was a trifle embarrassed at being thus signaled out for the imperious little woman's favor.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    She was even meditating a retreat, inexplicably embarrassed, when an inner door opened and Lady Victoria entered.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    Frederick, embarrassed, thought his sister was carrying the jest too far.
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
    Embarrassed and ashamed, she was obliged to confess that her knowledge of the language was confined to one quotation.
    THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
    It failed to secure the capital it sought and was seriously embarrassed throughout its three years' existence.
    THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
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    WORDS RELATED TO EMBARRASSED

    • ashamed
    • bewildered
    • bugged
    • chagrined
    • confounded
    • confused
    • crushed
    • discombobulated
    • disconcerted
    • embarrassed
    • fazed
    • fuddled
    • humbled
    • humiliated
    • in a tizzy
    • mortified
    • rattled
    • shamed
    • taken aback
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.