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embarrassment 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/-mənt/,
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embarrassments, plural;
  1. A feeling of self-consciousness, shame, or awkwardness
    • - I turned red with embarrassment
  2. A person or thing causing such feelings
    • - he was an embarrassment who was safely left ignored
    • - her extreme views might be an embarrassment to the movement
  3. Financial difficulty
    • - his temporary financial embarrassment

  1. the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public
  2. the state of being embarrassed (usually by some financial inadequacy); "he is currently suffering financial embarrassments"
  3. some event that causes someone to be embarrassed; "the outcome of the vote was an embarrassment for the liberals"
  4. overplus: extreme excess; "an embarrassment of riches"
  5. (embarrass) cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
  6. (embarrass) obstruct: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"
  7. (embarrassed) abashed: feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious; "felt abashed at the extravagant praise"; "chagrined at the poor sales of his book"; "was embarrassed by her child's tantrums"
  8. (embarrassed) made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride; "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street"; "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work"; "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister"
  9. (embarrassing) awkward: hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment; "awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"; "an awkward pause followed his remark"; "a sticky question"; "in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the ...
  10. (embarrassing) causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation; "the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles"; "it was mortifying to know he had heard every word"
  11. Embarrassment is an emotional state experienced upon having a socially or professionally unacceptable act or condition witnessed by or revealed to others. Usually some amount of loss of honour or dignity is involved, but how much and the type depends on the embarrassing situation. ...
  12. This is a list of Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide episodes in chronological order.
  13. "Embarrassment" is a song recorded by ska/pop band Madness, predominantly written by Lee Thompson, but partially credited to Mike Barson. Retrieved on July 2, 2007.Woodstra, Chris. Retrieved on July 1, 2007. ...
  14. The Embarrassment were a quartet formed in 1979 in Wichita, Kansas that made several recordings before breaking up in 1983. The band consisted of guitarist Bill Goffrier, lead singer and organist John Nichols, bassist Ron Klaus and drummer Brent Giessmann.
  15. Embarrass may refer to: * Embarrass, Wisconsin, United States * Embarrass Township, Edgar County, Illinois, United States * Embarrass Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota, United States
  16. A state of discomfort arising from bashfulness or consciousness of having violated a social rule; humiliation; A state of confusion arising from hesitation or difficulty in choosing; A person or thing which is the cause of humiliation to another; Impairment of function due to disease: ...
  17. (embarrass) to humiliate; to disrupt somebody's composure or comfort with acting publicly or freely; to disconcert; to abash
  18. (embarrassed) Having a feeling of shameful discomfort
  19. (3. embarrassed) embarrassed and not knowing what to say or how to act
  20. (Embarrassed) A person who is heavily in debt, often described as having “pecuniary difficulties"
  21. An unpleasant emotion experienced when we believe that others have good reason to think a flaw has been revealed in us.
  22. Damages for embarrassment can often be awarded in Texas. However, to prevail a party must show that the embarrassment was part of a greater form of damage known as mental anguish. ...
  23. If a tradition about Jesus is embarrassing for early Christianity than it is likely historically reliable.
  24. the awareness that one’s self has been damaged
  25. Nonverbal signals that indicate discomfort due to being out of place or being put on the spot with unwanted attention. ...