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The next morning neither of them was the slightest bit embarrassed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Parents are free to have emotional outbursts and should not feel guilty or embarrassed by them. Stammering in Young Children (1988)The court heard that she was ashamed and embarrassed and realises things are over with the dad. The Sun (2013)They get embarrassed and behave as though you had had a death in the family. Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)Police said he was likely to have attacked others too embarrassed or ashamed to come forward. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Men are often too embarrassed or ashamed to seek help. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And they report feeling ashamed and embarrassed about it. The Sun (2014)She was too ashamed and embarrassed. The Sun (2010)She may feel embarrassed and ashamed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)My boss was embarrassed and ashamed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)With little alcohol she was painfully shy, embarrassed and too inhibited to make love. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Your mum may feel embarrassed, guilty or hurt about what happened. The Sun (2011)Do you feel responsible, guilty or embarrassed? Coping with Angina (1990)When that happens, she gets embarrassed as other pedestrians wonder what the fuss is about. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many people stand by and get embarrassed, but the more people who address what they see the better. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We always go into it hoping that we don't get embarrassed and that we stand up and are counted. The Sun (2009)But you do get embarrassed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You have to come here with the right attitude or you get embarrassed and we weren't prepared to let that happen. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Most people try to hide their identity, but he wasn't in the least bit embarrassed. The Sun (2008) Shy and embarrassed, I looked at the ground. Christianity Today (2000)I'm almost a little bit of embarrassed to go past him, to be honest. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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British English: embarrassed /ˌɪmˈbærəst/ ADJECTIVE
A person who is embarrassed feels shy, ashamed, or guilty about something.
He looked a bit embarrassed.
- American English: embarrassed
- Arabic: مُحْرَج
- Brazilian Portuguese: envergonhado
- Chinese: 尴尬的
- Croatian: kojem je neugodno
- Czech: rozpačitý
- Danish: flov
- Dutch: verlegen
- European Spanish: avergonzado embarazoso
- Finnish: nolo
- French: gêné
- German: verlegen
- Greek: αμήχανος
- Italian: imbarazzato
- Japanese: 当惑した
- Korean: 무안한
- Norwegian: flau
- Polish: zakłopotany
- European Portuguese: envergonhado
- Romanian: jenat
- Russian: смущенный
- Spanish: avergonzado
- Swedish: generad
- Thai: อาย
- Turkish: utanmış
- Ukrainian: ніяковий
- Vietnamese: xấu hổ
Definition of embarrassed from the Collins English Dictionary
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