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abashed

adjective

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abashed

verb
past tense of abash

Synonyms & Antonyms of abashed (Entry 2 of 2)

to throw into a state of self-conscious distress
  • felt terribly abashed when she walked into the wrong hotel room

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The first known use of abashed was in the 14th century

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“Abashed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abashed. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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