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{adj: abashed, chagrined, embarrassed} feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious
"felt abashed at the extravagant praise"
"chagrined at the poor sales of his book"
"was embarrassed by her child's tantrums"



{adj: diffident, shy, timid, unsure} lacking self-confidence
"stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"
"problems that call for bold not timid responses"
"a very unsure young man"

{v: embarrass, abash} cause to be embarrassed ; cause to feel self-conscious


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