Definition of abashes:
Synonyms for abashes:
Around them at the different tables there were groups of faces and figures fascinating in their strangeness, with that distinction which abashes our American level in the presence of European inequality.- "Their Silver Wedding Journey", William Dean Howells.
- "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
Except in our work, they have no use for us; if now and then they fancy qualifying their material splendor or their spiritual dulness with some artistic presence, the attempt is always a failure that bruises and abashes.- "The Man of Letters as a Man of Business", William Dean Howells.