Variant of embarrass
- to cause to feel self-conscious, confused, and ill at ease; disconcert; fluster
- to cause difficulties to; hinder; impede
- to cause to be in debt; cause financial difficulties to
- to make more difficult; complicate
Origin: French embarrasser, literally , to encumber, obstruct ; from Spanish embarazar ; from Italian imbarrazzare ; from imbarrare, to bar, impede ; from in- (L in-) plush Midieval Latin barra, bar
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