Verb(1) cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious(2) hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
(1) she wouldn't embarrass either of them by making a scene(2) the state of the rivers will embarrass the enemy(3) the state of the rivers will embarrass the enemy in a considerable degree(4) So, in order to maintain any dignity, I have fomented instead my Macchiavellian plot to discomfit and embarrass David Bowie and myself.(5) The message is clear: there will be no room for players who break the rules and embarrass the team in public.(6) And I meant that on SO many levels, levels you will certainly understand once you figure out how to purposefully embarrass me in public.(7) I prefer a woman, and a political philosophy, that won't embarrass me in public.(8) Regardless of the age of the husband, the relatives give themselves the right to discipline him, scold, restrain, monitor, and embarrass him in public.(9) Paul has the kind of parents that embarrass you in public and don't care if people are looking, but don't get him wrong he still loves them.(10) Okay, for those of my readers who have children, how often have your kids embarrassed you in public?(11) Except that once in a while she has too much to drink, and embarrasses him in public.(12) So even when the gray haired man I sometimes call my father in public embarrasses me a lot, I love him all the same.(13) Murdock had stuck Mikey and I with the scene where Poppy runs off after Luciano embarrasses her in public, and Luciano follows her and admits his undying love.(14) I had only seen him like this once before, when he planned his revenge on another lord who had embarrassed him in public.(15) Public opinion embarrassed him until he agreed, under threat of a writ of habeas to force a court hearing, that his mother could be released.(16) Her scarred face attracted attention; it baffled, confused and embarrassed people.
(1) embarrass :: embaras
1. mortify ::
2. obstruct ::
3. abash ::
1. aid ::
2. assist ::
3. facilitate ::
4. help ::
Different Formsembarrass, embarrassed, embarrasses, embarrassing, embarrassment, embarrassments
Word Example from TV Shows
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So Penny doesn't want me around her
friends. I EMBARRASS her. What else?
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 6
Then why did you EMBARRASS me in front of
my friend? Who knew exactly who you were.
The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 8
Howard, don't EMBARRASS yourself.
The science chirps for itself.
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 2
But there's a lot of things about me
that would totally EMBARRASS you.
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 8
- Aren't you afraid I'll EMBARRASS you?
- Yes, but I need a wingman.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 6
English to Welsh Dictionary: embarrass
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