Associations to the word «Embarrassment»


EMBARRASSMENT, noun. A state of discomfort arising from bashfulness or consciousness of having violated a social rule; humiliation.
EMBARRASSMENT, noun. A state of confusion arising from hesitation or difficulty in choosing.
EMBARRASSMENT, noun. A person or thing which is the cause of humiliation to another.
EMBARRASSMENT, noun. (medical) Impairment of function due to disease: respiratory embarrassment.
EMBARRASSMENT OF RICHES, noun. (idiomatic) An abundance or overabundance of something; too much of a good thing.

Dictionary definition

EMBARRASSMENT, noun. The shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public.
EMBARRASSMENT, noun. The state of being embarrassed (usually by some financial inadequacy); "he is currently suffering financial embarrassments".
EMBARRASSMENT, noun. Some event that causes someone to be embarrassed; "the outcome of the vote was an embarrassment for the liberals".
EMBARRASSMENT, noun. Extreme excess; "an embarrassment of riches".

Wise words

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