When you trip and a room full of people all start to laugh, this is an example of when you feel embarrassment.
When your child behaves horribly, refusing to listen in front of everyone, this is an example of when your child is an embarrassment.
When you have a large family that loves you, this is an example of an embarrassment of family love.
Your display of rudeness was an embarrassment to me.
My face turned red with embarrassment.
Fell into financial embarrassment.
Kevin, you are an embarrassment to this family.
Losing this highly publicized case was an embarrassment to the firm.
His embarrassment of the guests ended the party.
An embarrassment of choices at a buffet dinner; an embarrassment of riches.
Origin of embarrassment
- From embarrass +"Ž -ment