AskDefine | Define abashed

Dictionary Definition

abashed adj : feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious; "felt abashed at the extravagant praise"; "chagrined at the poor sales of his book"; "was embarrassed by her child's tantrums" [syn: chagrined, embarrassed]

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English

Pronunciation

  • RP:
    • /əˈbæʃt/

Translations

Verb

abashed
  1. past of abash

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abroad, adrift, afflicted, agitated, ashamed, astray, at sea, beset, bewildered, blushing, bothered, cast down, chagrined, chapfallen, clueless, confused, crestfallen, crushed, discomfited, discomforted, discomposed, disconcerted, dismayed, disoriented, disquieted, distracted, distraught, distressed, disturbed, embarrassed, guessing, hangdog, humbled, humiliated, hung up, ill at ease, in a fix, in a maze, in a pickle, in a scrape, in a stew, lost, mazed, mortified, off the track, out of countenance, perturbed, put-out, put-upon, red-faced, shamed, shamefaced, shamefast, troubled, turned around, uncomfortable, uneasy, upset, without a clue
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