embarrassmentnoun [C or U]uk /ɪmˈbær.əs.mənt/ us /-ˈber-/
- 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.