embarrassment

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Noun[change]

Singular
embarrassment

Plural
embarrassments

  1. A feeling of discomfort, shame, self-consciousness or humiliation.
  2. A person or thing which causes another person to feel shame or humiliation.
    Kevin, you are an embarrassment to this family.
    Losing this highly publicized case was an embarrassment to the firm.

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Emotions or feelings (edit)

anger - confusion - embarrassment - envy - fear - happiness - hate - love - regret - sadness - shame - surprise - worry