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ABASHED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does abashed mean? 

ABASHED (adjective)
  The adjective ABASHED has 1 sense:

1. feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious

  Familiarity information: ABASHED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ABASHED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious

Synonyms:

abashed; chagrined; embarrassed

Context examples:

felt abashed at the extravagant praise / chagrined at the poor sales of his book / was embarrassed by her child's tantrums

Similar:

discomposed (having your composure disturbed)


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