unembarrassing

adjective

un·​em·​bar·​rass·​ing ˌən-im-ˈber-ə-siŋ How to pronounce unembarrassing (audio)
-ˈba-rə-
: 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
unembarrassingly adverb

Example Sentences

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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Word History

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unembarrassing was in 1805

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Cite this Entry

“Unembarrassing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unembarrassing. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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