(adjective, verb)


1. feeling or caused to feel ill at ease or self-conscious or ashamed

- was embarrassed by her child's tantrums

Similar word(s): discomposed, abashed, chagrined

2. made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride

- too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street

Similar word(s): ashamed, humiliated, mortified

Sentences with embarrassed as an adjective:

- After returning from the pool, Aleshia felt significantly better, though she was still slightly embarrassed.


1. simple past tense and past participle of embarrass