Synonyms of embarrassment


1. embarrassment, shame

usage: the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public

2. embarrassment, emotional state, spirit

usage: the state of being embarrassed (usually by some financial inadequacy); "he is currently suffering financial embarrassments"

3. embarrassment, trouble

usage: some event that causes someone to be embarrassed; "the outcome of the vote was an embarrassment for the liberals"

4. overplus, plethora, superfluity, embarrassment, excess, excessiveness, inordinateness

usage: extreme excess; "an embarrassment of riches"

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