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abashed

[uh-basht] /əˈbæʃt/
adjective
1.
ashamed or embarrassed; disconcerted:
My clumsiness left me abashed.
Origin of abashed
1300-1350
Middle English word dating back to 1300-50; See origin at abash, -ed2
Related forms
abashedly
[uh-bash-id-lee] /əˈbæʃ ɪd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
abashedness, noun
unabashed, adjective
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  • "It's a lonesome place, for certain," apologised Raidler abashedly.

  • “Abby Atkins don't have any cookies 'cause her father's out of work,” said Ellen, abashedly.

    The Portion of Labor Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for abashedly

abashed

/əˈbæʃt/
adjective
1.
ill at ease, embarrassed, or confused; ashamed
Derived Forms
abashedly, noun
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