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embarrassed

adjective

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embarrassed

verb
past tense of embarrass

Synonyms & Antonyms of embarrassed (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to throw into a state of self-conscious distress
  • the modest young soldiers were embarrassed by the public praise for their heroism

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3 to make complex or difficult
  • claims that the new government regulations will needlessly embarrass the operations of small businesses in the state

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The first known use of embarrassed was in 1756

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“Embarrassed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/embarrassed. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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