Meaning: To be ashamed; to feel bad when you do something silly or strange.
I forgot to zip up my pants – I was so embarrassed!
He thought his new haircut looked bad, so he wore a baseball cap for three weeks because he was embarrassed.
We could tell she was very embarrassed. Her face was a deep red.
In which situation might you feel embarrassed?
A. After sending a private email to everyone in your company.
B. After spilling a cup of coffee all over your shirt at an important business meeting.
C. After your cell phone goes off during a wedding.
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The correct answer is A, B, and C. All of them describe embarrassing situations in which you would feel embarrassed.