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Definition of Embarrassment

Embarrassment

  1. A state of being embarrassed; perplexity; impediment to freedom of action; entanglement; hindrance; confusion or discomposure of mind, as from not knowing what to do or to say; disconcertedness.
  2. Difficulty or perplexity arising from the want of money to pay debts.

Embarrassment Quotations

Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
Steve Jobs

Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.
Helen Keller

But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling something, having once existed, its effect is not to be done away with.
George Eliot

I hope for the day when everyone can speak again of God without embarrassment.
Paul Tillich

To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady.
Wilson Mizner
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Embarrassment Translations

embarrassment in Dutch is penarie, knelpunt, benardheid, hinder
embarrassment in Finnish is pula
embarrassment in German is Verlegenheit
embarrassment in Italian is imbarazzo
embarrassment in Norwegian is forlegenhet

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