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EtymologyEdit

From embarrass + -ed. The adjective is an extension of the past participle.

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embarrassed (comparative more embarrassed, superlative most embarrassed)

  1. Having a feeling of shameful discomfort.
    After returning from the pool, Aleshia felt significantly better, though she was still slightly embarrassed.
  2. (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.

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embarrassed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of embarrass