A state of being embarrassed; perplexity; impediment to freedom of action; entanglement; hindrance; confusion or discomposure of mind, as from not knowing what to do or to say; disconcertedness.
- The act or an instance of embarrassing.
- The state of being embarrassed.
- A source or cause of being embarrassed.
- An overabundance: an embarrassment of choices at a buffet dinner; an embarrassment of riches.