Definitions of embarrassment:
  • noun:   some event that causes someone to be embarrassed
    Example: "The outcome of the vote was an embarrassment for the liberals"
  • noun:   the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public
  • noun:   the state of being embarrassed (usually by some financial inadequacy)
    Example: "He is currently suffering financial embarrassments"
  • noun:   extreme excess
    Example: "An embarrassment of riches"

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