embarrassed embarrassed  /ɪm ˈbɛ rəst/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious
  2. (adj) made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Famous people have been embarrassed.
  2. Twenty years ago, the video-game business was a niche hobby, so nerdy that nerds were embarrassed to be associated with it.
  3. He was embarrassed by it.

News

  1. Options for male breast reductions

    Question: My husband is embarrassed to take his shirt off on our boat. He feels like he has breasts like a woman.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Palm Beach Post

  2. Soccer-Haiti score two late goals to hold Italy 2-2

    RIO DE JANEIRO, June 11 (Reuters) - Italy were embarrassed by Haiti on Tuesday as the unheralded Caribbean side scored two goals in the last five minutes to secure a 2-2 draw in a friendly despite falling behind after 19 seconds. Haiti's players, who gave Spain a few frights before losing 2-1 to the world champions at the weekend, celebrated deliriously on the pitch at Vasco da Gama's Sao ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Soccer-Italy concede two late goals, held by Haiti

    RIO DE JANEIRO, June 11 (Reuters) - Italy were embarrassed by Haiti as they conceded two late goals and were held to a 2-2 draw in a friendly on Tuesday. Emanuele Giaccherini gave Italy's second-string team a flying start by scoring after only 19 seconds and, after Haiti had wasted several good chances to equalise, substitute Claudio Marchisio added a second in the 72nd minute. Olrish Saurel ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I have made you question who I am and how I've done the things I did," Woods said at one point, starting directly into the camera. "I'm embarrassed to have put you in this position. For all I have done, I am so sorry."
    on Feb 19, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. In that order, Obama said pointedly, "the government should not keep information confidential merely because public officials might be embarrassed by disclosure, because errors and failures might be revealed, or because of speculative or abstract...
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. "Naturally I feel embarrassed at the way that we won and feel extremely sorry for the Irish who definitely deserve to be in South Africa," Henry added. "I have said at the time and I will say again that 'yes' I handled the ball. I am not a...
    on Nov 20, 2009 By: Thierry Henry Source: CNN

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