Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb embarrass

2 senses of embarrass

Sense 1
embarrass, abash -- (cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious)
       => upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit -- (cause to lose one's composure)

Sense 2
obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass -- (hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn")
       => prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid -- (keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project")

Antonyms of adj embarrassed

2 senses of embarrassed

Sense 1
abashed, chagrined, embarrassed -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA discomposed) -> composed -- (serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress; "the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage"; "I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time")

Sense 2
embarrassed, humiliated, mortified -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA ashamed) -> unashamed -- (used of persons or their behavior; feeling no shame)

Similarity of adj embarrassed

2 senses of embarrassed

Sense 1
abashed, chagrined, embarrassed -- (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 (vs. composed) -- (having your composure disturbed; "looked about with a wandering and discomposed air")

Sense 2
embarrassed, humiliated, mortified -- (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")
       => ashamed (predicate) (vs. unashamed) -- (feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat")

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