|part of speech:
||abashes, abashing, abashed
||to cause to feel embarrassed, uneasy, or ashamed.
He was abashed by his drunken behavior of the night before.One disapproving glance from her father was enough to abash her.
- embolden, encourage
- similar words:
- embarrass, put to shame, shame, wither
||chagrin, crush, humiliate, mortify, terrify
||abashed (adj.), abashedly (adv.), abashedness (n.), abashment (n.)