embarrassment : Definition, Usages, News and More

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im be ruhs muhnt

  • n  the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public
  • n  the state of being embarrassed (usually by some financial inadequacy)
    he is currently suffering financial embarrassments
  • n  some event that causes someone to be embarrassed
    the outcome of the vote was an embarrassment for the liberals
  • n  extreme excess
    an embarrassment of riches

  • Keyword searches are tough to fine-tune: Search for "Hole" and you get Courtney Love's band as well as the Butthole Surfers -- an embarrassment of riches you may not want.
  • My face went hot with embarrassment.
  • But if society were truly free, there would be no Naked Lady, which lives, like any thigh-slapping practical joker, on the embarrassment of the innocent.
News & Articles

  • Hilarious Prank Video Captures Awkward Photo Poses
    The few seconds before someone snaps your picture is the ultimate moment of vulnerability. So imagine the prolonged embarrassment when those moments are captured in a video rather than a photograph. Seattle band Go Periscope recorded videos of friends who thought they were just posing for photos. SEE ALSO: 20 Funniest YouTube Videos According to Reddit The resulting footage is cringe-inducing ...
    June 12, 2013 - Mashable
  • KDMC to offer varicose veins screenings
    Frank Lewis PDT Staff Writer Bulging, twisty, rope-like veins can cause more than embarrassment — they can cause your legs to feel tired, heavy, achy and even restless. Untreated, varicose vei...
    June 12, 2013 - Portsmouth Daily Times
  • The 10 Best TV Shows You (Probably) Didn’t Watch This Season
    This past TV season offered an embarrassment of riches — so much so that we're celebrating it all week! And with all these gems to choose from, it's easy to overlook some stuff that's worth watching. Many of the best shows of the last year seem to have escaped either ... More »
    June 11, 2013 - Vulture

  • Jesse James in CBC.ca
    It's because of my poor judgment that I deserve everything bad that is coming my way,he said. "This has caused my wife and kids pain and embarrassment beyond comprehension, and I am extremely saddened to have brought this on them."
  • Sarah Ferguson in Vancouver Sun
    I very deeply regret the situation and the embarrassment caused,Ferguson said in a statement. "It is true that my financial situation is under stress. However, that is no excuse for a serious lapse in judgment and I am very sorry that this...
  • Roger Goodell in CNN
    Your conduct has brought embarrassment and ridicule upon yourself, your club, and the NFL, and has damaged the reputation of players throughout the league,Goodell wrote to Jones and Henry.

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