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embarrassment

US [ɪmˈberəsmənt]
UK [ɪmˈbærəsmənt]
  • n.窘迫;难堪;困境;害羞
  • Web尴尬;困窘;某人尴尬的
Plural Form:embarrassments  
embarrassment
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n.
1.
[u]
害羞;窘迫;愧疚;难堪shy, awkward or guilty feelings; a feeling of being embarrassed
I nearly died of embarrassment when he said that.
他说那话差点儿把我给难堪死了。
I'm glad you offered─it saved me the embarrassment of having to ask.
你提出帮忙我很高兴,省得我厚着脸皮来问你。
Much to her embarrassment she realized that everybody had been listening to her singing.
她意识到大家一直在听她唱歌,感到很不好意思。
2.
[c]
~ (to/for sb)
使人为难的处境;困境a situation which causes problems for sb
Her resignation will be a severe embarrassment to the party.
她的辞职将使党处于极度的困境。
3.
[c]
~ (to sb)
令人为难(或难堪、尴尬)的人a person who causes problems for another person or other people and makes them feel embarrassed

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