Examples of abash in a Sentence
felt terribly abashed when she walked into the wrong hotel room
Recent Examples of abash from the Web
Hefner was good-natured but rather abashed, diffident, and shy.
Peverelli seemed slightly abashed at the images’ potential elevation from commerce to art.
But there is also a sort of confused, abashed one, often ironic, that acknowledges a problem and tries to work through a particularly American obliviousness.
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Origin and Etymology of abash
Synonym Discussion of abash
- The question embarrassed her so much she couldn't answer
- Hecklers discomfited the speaker
- abashed by her swift and cutting retort
- disconcerted by finding so many in attendance
- rattled by all the television cameras
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