English - Vietnamese Dictionary
embarrassing /im'bærəsiɳ/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- làm lúng túng
- an embarrassing situation: tình trạng lúng túng
+cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
+hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
Advanced English Dictionary
awkward, humiliating, mortifying, shaming, shameful, uncomfortable, discomfiting, disconcerting, touchy, distressing, worrying:
I had a very embarrassing moment when I forgot the client's name.
+ adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
1 making you feel shy, awkward or ashamed: an embarrassing mistake / question / situation + It can be embarrassing for children to tell complete strangers about such incidents. + It was so embarrassing having to sing in public.
2 causing sb to look stupid, dishonest, etc: The report is likely to prove highly embarrassing to the government. + This EU ruling puts Britain in a very embarrassing position.
embarrassingly adverb: The play was embarrassingly bad.
be, prove, sound | become, get | make sth
My mother's presence made the situation even more embarrassing.
| find sb/sth
I found the whole evening intensely embarrassing.
deeply, excruciatingly, extremely, highly, intensely, really, seriously, terribly, very
a deeply embarrassing moment
| increasingly | almost | a bit, a little, pretty, quite, rather, slightly, somewhat | potentially | politically, socially
It was acutely embarrassing for us all.
This latest incident could be embarrassing to the government. Latest queries: hotshot, turbulence, respect, islander, marshalling yard, shapes, misery, chalkboard, intended, Listen, excusable, flare, burglar, in charge, subject, endowment, varying, finalist, porcelain, embarrassing,