Definition of embarrassment:
humiliation, discomfiture, amazement, bewilderment, plethora, distraction, overabundance, excessiveness, pinch, discomposure, discombobulation, disturbance, uncertainty, confusion, extravagance, mistake, extravagantness, involvement, clumsiness, extravagancy, puzzle, shame, shyness, hot water, mortification, default, exorbitance, pain, blunder, chagrin, overplus, intricacy, doubt, hindrance, quandary, indebtedness, nimiety, timidity, gaucherie, dilemma, superabundance, bashfulness, obligation, astonishment, predicament, superfluity, plight, strait, discomfort, fluster, impecuniosity, faux pas, tangle, fix, superfluousness, abashment, indiscretion, awkwardness, surfeit, excess, pickle, flurry, inhibition, perplexity, debt.
But I soon had occasion to observe that the warmth of your brother's expressions, his eagerness to be immediately intimate with us, and the advances which he with so little sense of embarrassment made to me, had an effect upon Frank which, I greatly fear, was painful.- "Anna St. Ives", Thomas Holcroft.
- "Shenac's Work at Home", Margaret Murray Robertson.
- "Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes", Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.