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Feeling ashamed or embarrassed - thesaurus

Synonyms

ashamed

adjective

feeling guilty or embarrassed because you have done something wrong, or think that you have not reached a standard that people expect

embarrassed

adjective

ashamed of something and worried about what other people will think of you

guilty

adjective

ashamed and sorry because you have done something wrong

sheepish

adjective

ashamed or embarrassed about something that you have done

foolish

adjective

embarrassed because of something stupid that you have done

uncomfortable

adjective

feeling embarrassed or nervous

contrite

adjective

very sorry or ashamed because you have done something bad

repentant

adjective

ashamed and sorry because you recognize that you have done something wrong

abashed

adjective

embarrassed or ashamed about something that you have done

feel/look small

to feel or look ashamed or unimportant, especially because of something that someone has said or done

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conscience-stricken

adjective

feeling guilty about something wrong you have done

guilt-ridden

adjective

feeling extremely guilty for a long time

hung up

adjective

informal worried and embarrassed about what people think of you, so that you behave in a way that is not confident

mortified

adjective

feeling extremely embarrassed or ashamed

on a sticky wicket

in a difficult or embarrassing situation

self-conscious

adjective

embarrassed or worried about how you look or what other people think of you

shamefaced

adjective

with an expression that shows you feel ashamed about something

sorry

adjective

ashamed, embarrassed, or unhappy about something that you have done

tongue-tied

adjective

unable to speak because you are nervous or embarrassed

with your tail between your legs

ashamed or upset because you have been defeated

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