Synonyms for embarrassed

Synonyms for (adj) embarrassed

Synonyms: mortified, humiliated, embarrassed

Definition: made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride

Usage: too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street; humiliated that his wife had to go out to work; felt mortified by the comparison with her sister

Similar words: ashamed

Definition: feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse

Usage: are you ashamed for having lied?; felt ashamed of my torn coat

Synonyms: embarrassed, chagrined, abashed

Definition: feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious

Usage: felt abashed at the extravagant praise; chagrined at the poor sales of his book; was embarrassed by her child's tantrums

Similar words: discomposed

Definition: having your composure disturbed

Usage: looked about with a wandering and discomposed air

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