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embarrassing

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of embarrassing

  1. causing embarrassment an embarrassing failure of memory inauspiciously marked my first appearance as an actor Synonyms discomfiting, disconcerting, disturbing, awkward, flustering, uncomfortableRelated Words confusing, difficult, disagreeable, impossible, inconvenient, intolerable, troublesome, unpleasant, unwieldy; unsettling; debasing, degrading, demeaning, humbling, humiliating, mortifyingNear Antonyms agreeable, comfortable, convenient, pleasing



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