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Synonyms for embarrassed

Verb

1. embarrass, abash, upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit
usage: cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
2. obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass, prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid
usage: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"

Adjective

1. abashed, chagrined, embarrassed, discomposed (vs. composed)
usage: feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious; "felt abashed at the extravagant praise"; "chagrined at the poor sales of his book"; "was embarrassed by her child's tantrums"
2. embarrassed, humiliated, mortified, ashamed(predicate) (vs. unashamed)
usage: made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride; "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"
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