embarrassingadjectiveuk /ɪmˈbær.ə.sɪŋ/ us /ɪmˈber.ə.sɪŋ/
- I found the whole situation excruciatingly embarrassing.
- It was embarrassing how few people attended the party.
- She was so apologetic about forgetting my birthday it was almost embarrassing.
- Another scandal would be acutely embarrassing for the government.
- They gave us such an effusive welcome it was quite embarrassing.