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the state of being embarrassed (usually by some financial inadequacy)

some event that causes someone to be embarrassed

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It's embarassing, and I'm embarassed," Ballard said.
The alleged plot led to Late Show comic Letterman making an embarassing confession on the programme that he had sex with a number of his female colleagues.
The comments were aimed at helping McCain woo the party's skeptical base of conservatives, a difficult task evidenced by the veteran Arizona senator's embarassing, but largely symbolic, losses the night before to rival Mike Huckabee, who snatched two victories on Saturday from McCain, although the wins in Kansas and Louisiana were no threat to the latter's lead.
We should not let the President find himself in an embarassing situation," he said.
Wolverhampton crashed to an embarassing 53-37 home defeat in the first leg of their Knockout Cup tie against Ipswich last night.
JERMAIN DEFOE made it two goals from two appearances for Tottenham in the 4-2 win at troubled Charlton but it was former City loan star Johnnie Jackson who netted the fourth to ensure his side did not suffer another embarassing collapse.
In any event, Taras Wolansky is correct that Lott's pseudonymous pecadilloes are at worst embarassing.
The visitors controlled the set pieces and often pushed the young and inexperienced Treorchy side all around the park - it became quite embarassing at times.
Rather than the exception, these embarassing excesses are the rule.
When people at an art party, circa 1995, asked if there were anyone working in England you did like (after you had remarked that the whole Young British Art scene reminded you of extras from a Larry Clark movie), you could still answer "Anish Kapoor" without completely embarassing yourself.
The embarassing fact for all those present was the technicality that Reay was never in the Service Corps.
The EPA is finally cracking down on CSC--but only after intense criticism from its inspector general and a set of embarassing congressional hearings.
John Garnett and Kev Connop starred for the winners, while veteran Tom Stanley prevented an embarassing whitewash for Rileys.
I think we've been very clear that we are not redacting or taking out material that is embarassing or uncomfortable to the BBC.