abashment


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a·bash

 (ə-băsh′)
tr.v. a·bashed, a·bash·ing, a·bash·es
To make ashamed or uneasy; disconcert. See Synonyms at embarrass.

[Middle English abaishen, to lose one's composure, from Old French esbahir, esbahiss- : es-, intensive pref. (from Latin ex-; see ex-) + baer, to gape; see bay2.]

a·bash′ment n.
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Noun1.abashment - feeling embarrassed due to modestyabashment - feeling embarrassed due to modesty  
embarrassment - the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public

abashment

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Getting Schooled: The Reeducation of the American Teacher depicts the unvarnished views of education without abashment to self-criticism or faults.
That the plough is called out twice a day on average, according to its two operatives, did rather alleviate some of my abashment and guilt.
A jaunty, acoustic-led, heart-on-sleeve tribute to his children, unabashed in its declaration of unconditional love and thrilling for Weller's sheer lack of abashment.