[ uh-basht ]
/ əˈbæʃt /
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ashamed or embarrassed; disconcerted: My clumsiness left me abashed.
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OTHER WORDS FROM abasheda·bash·ed·ly [uh-bash-id-lee], /əˈbæʃ ɪd li/, adverba·bash·ed·ness, nounun·a·bashed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for abashed
/ (əˈbæʃt) /
ill at ease, embarrassed, or confused; ashamed
Derived forms of abashedabashedly, noun
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