Embarrassment

Definition of Embarrassment

Em`bar´rass`ment
n.1.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 embarrassment which inexperienced minds have often to express themselves upon paper.
- W. Irving.
The embarrassments tom commerce growing out of the late regulations.
- Bancroft.
2.Difficulty or perplexity arising from the want of money to pay debts.

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