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Dictionary definition for: Embarrassed

1. (s) 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"

2. (s) caused to feel self-conscious and uncomfortable; "was discomfited by the personal questions" "the child felt embarrassed by the attention of the adults"

3. (s) made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride; "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street" "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work" "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister"

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