abashed


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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.

abashed

(əˈbæʃt)
adj
ill at ease, embarrassed, or confused; ashamed
aˈbashedly adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.abashed - feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-consciousabashed - 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"
discomposed - having your composure disturbed; "looked about with a wandering and discomposed air"

abashed

Translations
مَخْجول
v rozpacích
flovforlegen
vandræîalegur
sumišęs
apmulsissamulsis
mahçup olmuşutanmış

abashed

[əˈbæʃt] ADJ (= shy) → tímido, retraído; (= ashamed) → avergonzado
to be abashed at sthavergonzarse de algo
he carried on not a bit abashedsiguió como si tal cosa

abashed

[əˈbæʃt] adjconfus(e), embarrassé(e)

abashed

adjbeschämt; to feel abashedsich schämen

abashed

[əˈbæʃt] adjimbarazzato/a

abashed

(əˈbӕʃt) adjective
(negative unabashed) embarrassed. He was abashed at the compliments he received.
References in classic literature ?
He does not need to be abashed who so well knew the answer to his plea before the plea were made," she replied, rising and placing her dear hands upon my shoulders, and so I took her in my arms and kissed her.
The people assembled; Mahomet called the hill to come to him, again and again; and when the hill stood still, he was never a whit abashed, but said, If the hill will not come to Mahomet, Mahomet will go to the hill.
Abashed glances of servile wonder were exchanged by the sailors, as this was said; and with fascinated eyes they awaited whatever magic might follow.
Aunt Polly, Mary, and the Harpers threw themselves upon their restored ones, smothered them with kisses and poured out thanksgivings, while poor Huck stood abashed and uncomfortable, not knowing exactly what to do or where to hide from so many unwelcoming eyes.
I was not so easily abashed as I had been some years earlier.
But the sick man, though he seemed and was indifferent about it, was not angry, but only abashed, and on the whole as it were interested in what she was doing with him.
Of course their modesty was not fated to be long- lived, but for a moment they were abashed.
She never was abashed and is not abashed now, so she cannot be a bad woman
It was the "nigger" in him asserting its humility, and he blushed and was abashed.
Nicholson digested the vile tidings in silence, and when John stole a glance at his father's countenance, he was abashed to see the marks of suffering.
Fogg said nothing; while Passepartout, abashed, kept repeating that "it wasn't worth telling.
Then everybody laughed and jeered at her; and she was so abashed, that she wished herself a thousand feet deep in the earth.