embarrassed


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Synonyms for embarrassed

feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious

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made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride

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I should have been a little embarrassed myself if I had known earlier what sort of a contract I had on my hands.
Very much embarrassed, after having vainly exhausted our speaking resources, I knew not what part to take, when Conseil said:
said Milady, embarrassed, " I know Monsieur de Louvigny, Monsieur de Courtivron, Monsieur de Ferussac.
The salutations between the young men were a little embarrassed on both sides; the face of George growing even paler than before, while the fine colour on Delafield's cheek mounted to his very temples.
But twenty men marching in one band are suspected by everybody; twenty horsemen must not be seen marching together, or a company will be detached against them and the password will be required; the which company, upon seeing them embarrassed to give it, would shoot M.
She could not have called it either cold or friendly, or anything so certainly as embarrassed.
Letterblair, or the embarrassed gaze of her family.
Perhaps," said Miss Tilney in an embarrassed manner, "you would be so good -- it would make me very happy if -- "
From the embarrassed coldness of the officer, it was easy to see that on his side, at least, love had no longer any part in the matter.
But what embarrassed Philip most was that she was heavily powdered: he had very strict views on feminine behaviour and did not think a lady ever powdered; but of course Miss Wilkinson was a lady because she was a clergyman's daughter, and a clergyman was a gentleman.
Athos, who had no knowledge of commercial matters, felt himself a little embarrassed by material obstacles and the majesty of those who were thus employed.
On the other hand, I am constantly embarrassed by the many acts of thoughtful kindness.
While the Grand Master said these last words it seemed to Pierre that he grew embarrassed.
I was embarrassed to make a choice, and the steward nearly collapsed when I ordered claret as an after- dinner drink.
He was embarrassed through a sense that Darya Alexandrovna would be annoyed by receiving from an outsider help that should by rights have come from her own husband.