Associations to the word «Abashed»

Wiktionary

ABASHED, adjective. Embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed.
ABASHED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of abash

Dictionary definition

ABASHED, adjective. Feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious; "felt abashed at the extravagant praise"; "chagrined at the poor sales of his book"; "was embarrassed by her child's tantrums".

Wise words

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
John Adams