- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||experiencing, expressing, or marked by feelings of shame, painful self-consciousness, or unease.
The waiter was embarrassed when he dropped the tray in front of the customers.An embarrassed silence fell over the guests.Her embarrassed smile gave away her secret.
- at ease, comfortable, proud
- similar words:
- ashamed, blushing, mortified, self-conscious
She found herself in embarrassed circumstances.