Student Thesaurus

One entry found for embarrass.
Entry Word: embarrass
Function: verb
Text: 1 to throw into a state of self-conscious distress <the young soldier was embarrassed by the public praise for his heroism>
Synonyms abash, confound, confuse, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, faze, fluster, mortify, nonplus, rattle
Related Words agitate, bother, chagrin, discomfort, discompose, dismay, disquiet, distress, disturb, perturb, unhinge, unsettle, upset; debase, degrade, demean, humble, humiliate
Near Antonyms calm, comfort, console, relieve, soothe; buoy, cheer, embolden, encourage, hearten; assure, reassure
2 to create difficulty for the work or activity of <a lot of this paperwork is unnecessary and just embarrasses the organization> -- see HAMPER