Definition of 'embarrassment'
Example sentences containing 'embarrassment'
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It is thought players will now have a curfew to return to the team hotel to avoid any future embarrassment. The Sun (2016)The incident caused huge embarrassment within the upper echelons of the royal family. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Midfield offers a veritable embarrassment of riches. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The failure to bring broadband to the countryside has been an embarrassment for the government. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Police acknowledge that they may cause embarrassment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Two grand seems a snip to avoid such embarrassment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What is already a political embarrassment could turn into an economic nightmare. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The alternative would be a national embarrassment and a betrayal of our future. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This must not just be swept under the carpet to save the police further embarrassment. The Sun (2011)It means embarrassment on behalf of others. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That was a huge embarrassment to bosses as traders prize reliability. The Sun (2013)City have an embarrassment of riches at their disposal. The Sun (2009)Please do not redeem this voucher against any other product as refusal to accept may cause embarrassment. The Sun (2013)To avoid embarrassment an assistant would call his mobile phone as soon as he closed his eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He had averted a major political embarrassment. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)Now his regime is a source of national embarrassment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He should throw in the towel to spare himself further embarrassment. The Sun (2008)But it has also caused much public embarrassment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That should have been to the party 's lasting embarrassment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With the burden on the shoulders of business is the Government free of embarrassment? Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is a disaster, an embarrassment to his party and the sooner they get rid of him the better. The Sun (2011)They have become an embarrassment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Which doesn't sound much of a financial embarrassment any more, does it? Times, Sunday Times (2008)It can result in loss of employment opportunities, perceptions of damage to reputation, financial difficulties and embarrassment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'embarrassment'
British English: embarrassment NOUN
Embarrassment is the feeling you have when you are embarrassed.
I think I would have died of embarrassment.
Definition of embarrassment from the Collins English Dictionary
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