Past participle of embarrass.
- Having a feeling of shameful discomfort.
- After returning from the pool, Aleshia felt significantly better, though she was still slightly embarrassed.
- (archaic) Impeded; obstructed.
- 1897, Henry James, What Maisie Knew:
- […] they could let their eyes hover tenderly on the far-off white cliffs that so often had signalled to the embarrassed English a promise of safety.
Derived terms Edit
Having a feeling of shameful discomfort