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English definition of “embarrassing”

embarrassing

adjective uk   /ɪmˈbær.ə.sɪŋ/ us    /-ˈber-/
B1 making you feel embarrassed: an embarrassing situation [+ to infinitive] It's embarrassing to be caught telling a lie. My most embarrassing moment was trying to introduce a woman whose name I couldn't remember.Embarrassing
embarrassingly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
an embarrassingly poor performance/loud voiceEmbarrassing
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