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embarrassed

im be ruhst

  • v  cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
  • v  hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
  • s  feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious
    was embarrassed by her child's tantrums
  • s  made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride
    too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street

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

  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - The Palm Beach Post
  • 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 ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • 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 ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
Quotes

  • Tiger Wood in San Francisco Chronicle
    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."
  • Barack Obama in Detroit Free Press
    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...
  • Thierry Henry in CNN
    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...

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