[ uh-basht ]
/ əˈbæʃt /
Save This Word!
ashamed or embarrassed; disconcerted: My clumsiness left me abashed.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!
Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between it’s and its in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 12
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
OTHER WORDS FROM abasheda·bash·ed·ly [uh-bash-id-lee], /əˈbæʃ ɪd li/, adverba·bash·ed·ness, nounun·a·bashed, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Example sentences from the Web for abashed
British Dictionary definitions for abashed
/ (əˈbæʃt) /
ill at ease, embarrassed, or confused; ashamed
Derived forms of abashedabashedly, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012