embarrassmentnoun [ C or U ]uk /ɪmˈbær.əs.mənt/ us /ɪmˈber.əs.mənt/
She blushed with embarrassment.
My parents are an embarrassment to me!
- I could have died of embarrassment.
- He rustled his papers to hide his embarrassment.
- Luckily, I was spared the embarrassment of having to sing in front of everyone.
- Nobody spoke for at least five minutes and Rachel squirmed in her chair with embarrassment.
- She felt acute embarrassment at his behaviour.
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