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English definition of “embarrassed”

embarrassed

adjective     /ɪmˈbær.əst/ US  /-ˈber-/
B1 feeling ashamed or shy: She felt embarrassed about undressing in front of the doctor. [+ to infinitive] I was too embarrassed to admit that I was scared.Ashamed and embarrassed financially embarrassed humorous having no moneyPoverty and poor
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