HyperDic: embarrassing

English > 2 senses of the word embarrassing:
ADJECTIVEallembarrassing, awkward, sticky, unenviablehard to deal with
allembarrassing, mortifyingcausing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation
embarrassing > pronunciation
Soundsihmbeh'rahsihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > embarrassing: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment.
Example"awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"
Synonymsawkward, sticky, unenviable
Broaderdifficult, hardnot easy
Spanishdelicado, difícil, dificultoso, duro
Catalandelicat, difícil, dificultós, dur
English > embarrassing: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCausing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation.
Example"the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles"
Synonymmortifying
BroaderunpleasantDisagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
Spanishavergonzante, embarazoso
Adverbsembarrassinglycausing embarrassment

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