embarrassed Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   /ɪmˈbær.əst/  us   /-ˈber-/
B1 feelingashamed or ​shy: She ​felt embarrassed aboutundressing in ​front of the ​doctor. [+ to infinitive] I was too embarrassed to ​admit that I was ​scared.financially embarrassed humorous having no ​money
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(Definition of embarrassed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “embarrassed”
in Arabic مُحْرَج…
in Korean 당황한…
in Portuguese envergonhado, constrangido…
in Catalan avergonyit…
in Japanese 恥ずかしい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 窘迫的,尴尬的, 害羞的…
in Turkish mahcup, utanmış, sıkılmış…
in Russian смущенный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 窘迫的,尷尬的, 害羞的…
in Italian imbarazzato…
in Polish zażenowany, zakłopotany…
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