embarrass


embarrass

verb

Definition of EMBARRASS

1
to throw into a state of self-conscious distress <the young soldier was embarrassed by the public praise for his heroism>
2
to create difficulty for the work or activity of <a lot of this paperwork is unnecessary and just embarrasses the organization>
3
to make complex or difficult <claims that the new government regulations will needlessly embarrass the operations of small businesses in the state>

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