Associations to the word «Embarrassed»


EMBARRASS, verb. (transitive) to humiliate; to disrupt somebody's composure or comfort with acting publicly or freely; to disconcert; to abash
EMBARRASS, verb. (transitive) To hinder from liberty of movement; to impede; to obstruct.
EMBARRASS, verb. (transitive) To involve in difficulties concerning money matters; to encumber with debt; to beset with urgent claims or demands.

Dictionary definition

EMBARRASS, verb. Cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious.
EMBARRASS, verb. Hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley