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abashed - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'abashed' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Abashed [ imp. & p. p.]
- of Abash

Meaning of 'abashed' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . abashed [ s]
Meaning (1):
- feeling or caused to feel ill at ease or self-conscious or ashamed
Example in sentence:
  • chagrined at the poor sales of his book;
  • felt abashed at the extravagant praise;
  • was embarrassed by her child's tantrums