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adjective     embarrassed pronunciation in American English
  1. ashamed of something and worried about what other people will think of you

    I’ve never felt so embarrassed in my entire life.

    embarrassed by:

    Laura did not like to admit that she was embarrassed by her sister.

    embarrassed about:

    He was embarrassed about the nature of his illness.

    too embarrassed to do something:

    They were too embarrassed to ask someone to help.

    1. a.
      making you feel uncomfortable because you do not know what to say or do

      They sat in embarrassed silence.



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