Definition of Abashment in English :

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Abashment meaning in English

Meaning of Abashment in English

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Abashment pronunciation in English

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1. abashment, bashfulness

feeling embarrassed due to modesty

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see synonyms of abashment
(tr; usually passive)
to cause to feel ill at ease, embarrassed, or confused; make ashamed

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see synonyms of abashment
verb transitive
to make embarrassed and ill at ease; make self-conscious; disconcert

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see synonyms of abashment
tr.v. a·bashed, a·bash·ing, a·bash·es
To make ashamed or uneasy; disconcert. See Synonyms at embarrass.

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