Synonyms for embarrassment

Synonyms for (noun) embarrassment

Synonyms: overplus, embarrassment, superfluity, plethora

Definition: extreme excess

Usage: an embarrassment of riches

Similar words: inordinateness, excess, excessiveness

Definition: immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits


Synonyms: embarrassment

Definition: some event that causes someone to be embarrassed

Usage: the outcome of the vote was an embarrassment for the liberals

Similar words: trouble

Definition: an event causing distress or pain

Usage: what is the trouble?; heart trouble


Synonyms: embarrassment

Definition: the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public

Similar words: shame

Definition: a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt


Synonyms: embarrassment

Definition: the state of being embarrassed (usually by some financial inadequacy)

Usage: he is currently suffering financial embarrassments

Similar words: emotional state, spirit

Definition: the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection)

Usage: his emotional state depended on her opinion; he was in good spirits; his spirit rose