Word of the Day – Embarrass

Word of the Day : February 25, 2022


verb im-BAIR-us

What It Means

Embarrass means “to cause to experience a state of self-conscious distress.”

// No one wants to embarrass themselves with spinach stuck in their teeth during a work luncheon—but it happens.

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EMBARRASS in Context

“The Eagles were embarrassed Sunday in a 31-15 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an NFC Wild Card playoff game….” — Mike Kaye, The South Jersey Times (New Jersey), 17 Jan. 2022