abashment

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

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

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  • 3 abashment — noun see abash …

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  • 4 abashment — See abash. * * * …

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

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

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  • 7 abashment — É™bæʃmÉ™nt n. embarrassment, shame …

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  • 8 abashment — n. Confusion, shame, mortification, embarrassment …

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  • 9 abashment — n awe, dismay, consternation, confusion, discomfiture; embarrassment, mortification, shame, humiliation, chagrin, vexation; shyness, bashfulness, self consciousness …

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  • 10 abashment — abash·ment …

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

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  • 12 abash — abashment, n. /euh bash /, v.t. to destroy the self confidence, poise, or self possession of; disconcert; make ashamed or embarrassed: to abash someone by sneering. [1275 1325; ME abaishen < dial. OF abacher, OF abaissier to put down, bring low… …

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  • 13 shame — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. humiliation, mortification, abashment; ignominy, reproach, disgrace, dishonor. v. t. humiliate, mortify, abash, disgrace. See disrepute, impurity, wrong. Ant., pride, honor. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A… …

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  • 14 confusion — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of confusing] Syn. obscuring, blurring, mixing up, upsetting, disturbing, embarrassing, discomfiting, abashing, agitating, addling, fuddling, miscalculation, miscalcuLating, befuddling, tangling, mixing, cluttering,… …

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  • 15 embarrassment — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The condition of being embarrassed] Syn. confusion, chagrin, mortification, discomfiture, shame, humiliation, abashment, discomposure, discomfort, disconcertment, disconcertion, bashfulness, self consciousness, shyness,… …

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  • 16 confusion — [n1] disorientation abashing, abashment, addling, agitation, befuddlement, befuddling, bemusement, bewilderment, blurring, chagrin, cluttering, commotion, confounding, demoralization, disarranging, discomfiting, discomfiture, disorientation,… …

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

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  • 18 Bashfulness — Bash ful*ness, n. The quality of being bashful. [1913 Webster] Syn: {Bashfulness}, {Modesty}, {Diffidence}, {Shyness}. Usage: Modesty arises from a low estimate of ourselves; bashfulness is an abashment or agitation of the spirits at coming into… …

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  • 19 Cylinder face — Face Face (f[=a]s), n. [F., from L. facies form, shape, face, perh. from facere to make (see {Fact}); or perh. orig. meaning appearance, and from a root meaning to shine, and akin to E. fancy. Cf. {Facetious}.] 1. The exterior form or appearance… …

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  • 20 Dash — Dash, n. 1. Violent striking together of two bodies; collision; crash. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden check; abashment; frustration; ruin; as, his hopes received a dash. [1913 Webster] 3. A slight admixture, infusion, or adulteration; a partial… …

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