embarrassment

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪmˈbærəsmənt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɛmˈbærəsmənt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(em barəs mənt)


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embarrassment

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [total, complete, utter, sheer] embarrassment
  2. suffer [social, physical, professional] embarrassment
  3. the embarrassment of [having, being]
  4. the embarrassment of being [stood up, refused entry, shown up]
  5. the embarrassment of wearing [glasses, braces]
  6. the embarrassment of having a little [brother, sister] at school
  7. felt (total) embarrassment for forgetting my [lines, wallet, gift]
  8. felt embarrassment for her
  9. I was [saved, spared] the embarrassment of
  10. is an embarrassment to his [party, family, friends, coworkers]
  11. caused embarrassment when he started [shouting, drinking, swearing]
  12. their [performance, display, effort] was an embarrassment
  13. her [speech, routine, choice of clothing] was an embarrassment
  14. felt embarrassment when
  15. hid his [face, work, answers] in embarrassment
  16. turned [bright, vivid] red in embarrassment
  17. an embarrassment of riches
  18. [her, the city's, the county's] financial embarrassment
  19. is experiencing [respiratory, cardiac] embarrassment
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