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Engelsk navneord: embarrassment

1. embarrassment (om fornemmelse) the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public


Mindre specifikke termershame


Mere specifikke termerabashment, bashfulness, chagrin, confusion, discombobulation, discomfiture, discomposure, disconcertion, disconcertment, humiliation, mortification, self-consciousness, shamefacedness, sheepishness, uncomfortableness, uneasiness

2. embarrassment (om tilstand) the state of being embarrassed (usually by some financial inadequacy)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe is currently suffering financial embarrassments.


Mindre specifikke termeremotional state, spirit

3. embarrassment (om begivenhed) some event that causes someone to be embarrassed


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe outcome of the vote was an embarrassment for the liberals.


Mindre specifikke termertrouble


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)disembarrassment

4. embarrassment (om egenskab) extreme excess


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn embarrassment of riches.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)overplus, plethora, superfluity


Mindre specifikke termerexcess, excessiveness, inordinateness


Mere specifikke termerredundance, redundancy









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