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Dictionary definition for: Embarrassing

1. (s) 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

2. (s) 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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