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    embarrassment

    embarrassment - Dictionary definition and meaning for word embarrassment

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