Abashment
Abashment A*bash"ment (-ment), n. [Cf. F. ['e]bahissement.] The state of being abashed; confusion from shame. [1913 Webster] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • abashment — index embarrassment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • abashment — noun see abash …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abashment — See abash. * * * …   Universalium

  • abashment — noun /əˈbæʃmənt/ The state of being abashed; confusion from shame …   Wiktionary

  • abashment — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Self conscious distress: chagrin, confusion, discomfiture, discomposure, embarrassment. See PAIN …   English dictionary for students

  • abashment — É™bæʃmÉ™nt n. embarrassment, shame …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abashment — n. Confusion, shame, mortification, embarrassment …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • abashment — n awe, dismay, consternation, confusion, discomfiture; embarrassment, mortification, shame, humiliation, chagrin, vexation; shyness, bashfulness, self consciousness …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • abashment — abash·ment …   English syllables

  • abashment — noun feeling embarrassed due to modesty • Syn: ↑bashfulness • Derivationally related forms: ↑bashful (for: ↑bashfulness), ↑abash • Hypernyms: ↑embarrassment …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”