un·​em·​bar·​rass·​ing | \ ˌən-im-ˈber-ə-siŋ How to pronounce unembarrassing (audio) , -ˈba-rə- \

Definition of unembarrassing

: not causing embarrassment : not embarrassing a surprisingly unembarrassing experience … there's visible discomfort when I state something that to me is obvious, unembarrassing, and uncontroversial …— Megan McArdle

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unembarrassingly adverb

Examples of unembarrassing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The House of Harlow 1960 designer announced the news on her Instagram with a video of her raising some light ruckus at the gym with some unembarrassing push-ups, sit-ups, and assisted pull-ups. Kathleen Hou, The Cut, 8 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of unembarrassing

1805, in the meaning defined above

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“Unembarrassing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unembarrassing. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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