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Definition of embarassed

"embarassed" is probably misspelled. Trying embarrassed instead Definition of embarrassed

1. embarrassed [ a ] feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious
Examples: "felt abashed at the extravagant praise" "chagrined at the poor sales of his book" "was embarrassed by her child's tantrums"

Used in print:

(Sallie Bingham, "Moving Day," The Atlantic...)

He drew_back , embarrassed and pleased .

Synonyms abashed embarrassed chagrined Related Terms discomposed

2. embarrassed [ a ] caused to feel self-conscious and uncomfortable
Examples: "was discomfited by the personal questions" "the child felt embarrassed by the attention of the adults"

Synonyms embarrassed discomfited Related Terms uncomfortable

3. embarrassed [ a ] made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride
Examples: "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street" "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work" "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister

Synonyms humiliated mortified embarrassed Related Terms ashamed

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