embarrassment

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Étymologie[modifier | modifier le wikitexte]

de embarrass +‎ -ment

Nom commun[modifier | modifier le wikitexte]

Singulier Pluriel
embarrassment
/ɪmˈbæɹəsmənt/
embarrassments
/ɪmˈbæɹəsmənts/

embarrassment (singulier)

  1. Embarras, honte.
    • An embarrassment is a state of discomfort arising from bashfulness or consciousness of having violated a social rule; humiliation.
    • You can imagine her embarrassment when it was realized at the grand soiree that she was wearing the same dress that she had worn the previous year.
    • She has an embarrassment of riches.
  2. (Médecine) Gêne
    • A respiratory embarrassment.

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ɪmˈbæɹəsmənt : [en]