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< embarrass +‎ -ment

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  • IPA: /ɪmˈbæɹəsmənt/, SAMPA: /Im"b{r\@sm@nt/

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Embarrassment

Plural
Embarrassments

Embarrassment (plural Embarrassments)
  1. A state of discomfort arising from bashfulness or consciousness of having violated a social rule; humiliation.
  2. A state of confusion arising from hesitation or difficulty in choosing.
  3. A person or thing which is the cause of humiliation to another.
    Kevin, you are an embarrassment to this family.
    Losing this highly publicized case was an embarrassment to the firm.
  4. Patrono:Medical Impairment of function due to disease: respiratory embarrassment.

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