Associations to the word «Embarrassing»


EMBARRASSING, verb. Present participle of embarrass
EMBARRASSING, noun. The action of the verb to embarrass.
EMBARRASSING, adjective. Causing embarrassment; makes you feel shy or ashamed; leading to a feeling of uncomfortable self-consciousness.

Dictionary definition

EMBARRASSING, adjective. Hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment; "awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"; "an awkward pause followed his remark"; "a sticky question"; "in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign".
EMBARRASSING, adjective. Causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation; "the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles"; "it was mortifying to know he had heard every word".

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