Thesaurus > Related Words: embarrassment

  Words related to embarrassment

Related / Similar Words: overplus, plethora, superfluity

 

Definition:
  • extreme excess; "an embarrassment of riches";
  • some event that causes someone to be embarrassed; "the outcome of the vote was an embarrassment for the liberals";
  • the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public;
  • the state of being embarrassed (usually by some financial inadequacy); "he is currently suffering financial embarrassments";

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    Hyponyms: redundancy, redundance, self-consciousness, uneasiness, uncomfortableness, shamefacedness, sheepishness, chagrin, humiliation, mortification, confusion, discombobulation, abashment, bashfulness, discomfiture, discomposure, disconcertion, disconcertment

     

    Derivational Morphology: embarrass, abash

     

     
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