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Meaning of EMBARRASSING

Pronunciation:  emb'erusing

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment; "awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"; "an awkward pause followed his remark"; "a sticky question"; "in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign"
  2. [adj]  causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation; "the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles"; "it was mortifying to know he had heard every word"
 

EMBARRASSING is a 12 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: awkward, difficult, hard, mortifying, sticky, unenviable, unpleasant
 

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: awkward, baffling, bewildering, bothering, chastening, confounding, confusing, crushing, discomposing, disconcerting, dismaying, distracting, distressing, disturbing, enigmatic, humbling, humiliating, humiliative, intricate, mortifying, mysterious, mystifying, perplexing, perturbing, problematic, puzzling, shameful, shaming, touchy, uncomfortable, upsetting, worrying
 

 

 

 

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