embarrassment: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (em-bar'us-munt), [key]
- the state of being embarrassed; disconcertment; abashment.
- an act or instance of embarrassing.
- something that embarrasses.
- an overwhelmingly excessive amount; overabundance: an embarrassment of riches.
- the state of being in financial difficulties.
- impairment of functioning associated with disease: respiratory embarrassment.
- embarrassment (Thesaurus)