- I(Roget's IV) n.1. [The condition of being embarrassed]Syn. confusion, chagrin, mortification, discomfiture, shame, humiliation, abashment, discomposure, discomfort, disconcertment, disconcertion, bashfulness, self-consciousness, shyness, timidity, inhibition, awkwardness, perplexity, distress, fluster, flurry, shamefacedness, egg on one's face, discombobulation*, stew*.2. [Anything that embarrasses]Syn. mistake, blunder, faux pas, awkwardness, clumsiness, indebtedness, uncertainty, gaucherie, hindrance, poverty, impecuniosity, destitution, distress, difficulties, involvement, intricacy, obligation, crude action, stupid action, indiscretion, default, debt, awkward situation, predicament, dilemma, puzzle, perplexity, tangle, strait, pinch, quandary, plight, fix*, hot seat*, hot water*, pickle*, skeleton in the closet*.II(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.humiliation, shame, chagrin, discomposure, mortification, discomfort, self-consciousness, *egg on one's face, uneasiness, pudency.WORD FIND• descriptive: cheeks burn; color deeply; toes curl in one’s shoes; feel hot and foolish; feel the blood rush to one’s face; squirm/wriggle with embarrassment; eyes range the floor, searching desperately for a hole to crawl into; eyelids bat self-consciously; cringe inwardly; smile sheepishly; splutter with embarrassment; stammer self-consciously; ears flush scarlet• embarrassed smiling: dry grins• embarrassing occurrence: contretempsIII(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. Self-conscious distress: abashment, chagrin, confusion, discomfiture, discomposure. See PAIN. 2. A condition of going or being beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate: excess, excessiveness, exorbitance, extravagance, extravagancy, extravagantness, overabundance, plethora, superabundance, superfluity, superfluousness, surfeit. See EXCESS.
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