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embarrassment

em·bar·rass·ment

embarrassment

 
pronunciation:
em bae rihs mnt
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the condition of being embarrassed.
similar words:
confusion, humiliation
definition 2: the act or an instance of embarrassing someone.
similar words:
humiliation
definition 3: something that causes embarrassment.
His loud relatives are an embarrassment to him.
similar words:
scandal
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