Embarrassed vs. Unembarrassed

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  • Embarrassed (adjective)

    Having a feeling of shameful discomfort.

    "After returning from the pool, Aleshia felt significantly better, though she was still slightly embarrassed."

  • Embarrassed (adjective)

    Impeded; obstructed.

  • Embarrassed (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of embarrass

  • Unembarrassed (adjective)

    Not embarrassed

  • Embarrassed

    feeling uneasily or unpleasantly self-conscious due to some event or circumstance; as, she was embarrassed by her child's tantrums.

  • Embarrassed

    feeling inferior or unworthy and hence unpleasantly self-conscious; as, too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street.

  • Unembarrassed (adjective)

    Not embarrassed.

  • Unembarrassed (adjective)

    Not perplexed in mind; not confused; as, the speaker appeared unembarrassed.

  • Unembarrassed (adjective)

    Free from pecuniary difficulties or encumbrances; as, he and his property are unembarrassed.

  • Unembarrassed (adjective)

    Free from perplexing connection; as, the question comes into court unembarrassed with irrelevant matter.

Webster Dictionary
  • Embarrassed (adjective)

    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"

  • Embarrassed (adjective)

    caused to feel self-conscious and uncomfortable;

    "was discomfited by the personal questions"

    "the child felt embarrassed by the attention of the adults"

  • Embarrassed (adjective)

    made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride;

    "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street"

    "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work"

    "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister"

  • Unembarrassed (adjective)

    not embarrassed;

    "a tinseled charm and unabashed sentimentality"

    "an unembarrassed greeting as if nothing untoward had happened"

Princeton's WordNet

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