Synonyms of embarrass in English:


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1‘he was embarrassed by a front-page story which alleged that he had had an affair’

shame, humiliate, make ashamed, demean, abash
mortify, horrify, appal, crush
make uncomfortable, make awkward, make self-conscious, make uneasy
upset, disconcert, discomfit, discompose, confuse, fluster, agitate, nonplus, discountenance, distress, chagrin
discredit, dishonour
informal show up, faze, rattle, discombobulate
US informal own