Synonyms of embarrassing in English:

embarrassing


See definition of embarrassing

adjective

1‘he was frightened of making an embarrassing mistake’

SYNONYMS
shaming, shameful, humiliating, mortifying, demeaning, degrading, ignominious
upsetting, disconcerting, discomfiting, discomposing, confusing, flustering, agitating, discountenancing, distressing
discreditable, dishonouring, disgraceful
informal blush-making, cringey

2‘there may be some embarrassing questions at the shareholders' meeting’

SYNONYMS
awkward, uncomfortable, difficult, tricky, delicate, sensitive, problematic, troublesome, thorny, knotty, vexatious, ticklish
compromising, humiliating
informal sticky, dicey, hairy, cringeworthy, cringe-making, cringey
British informal dodgy