abashed

adjective

Definition of abashed

  1. :  made to feel uncomfortable, disconcerted, or embarrassed by something that has happened or been done or said I stood back, abashed, wondering what I'd done wrong … — Paula Fox

Origin and Etymology of abashed

Middle English abasshed, from past participle of abaissen, abaschen “to abash


First Known Use: 14th century


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