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Definition of the verb abash

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verb - inflections: abashed | abashing | abashes

  1. cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious

Alternative definition of the verb abash

verb

  1. [transitive] To make ashamed; to embarrass; to destroy the self-possession of; to confuse or confound, as by exciting suddenly a consciousness of guilt, mistake, or inferiority; to put to shame; to disconcert; to discomfit.
  2. [intransitive] [obsolete] To lose self-possession; to become ashamed.

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Google previewThe Western Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal (1833)

Bashful, easily abashed, comes from the verb to abuse. Abash is an intensive of abase, and signifies a thorough self-abasement. Abase, from the French abat' sser, to bring down or make low, expresses the strongest degree of self- humiliation.

Google previewThe Travels of Marco Polo (2014)

by L. F. Benedetto

Here is told of the province of dhash, namely of Middle India You must know that Abash is a very large province and constitutes Middle India. You must also know that the chief King of all this province is a Christian. All the other Kings of the ...

Google previewAn Abridgment of the American Gazetteer ... To which is annexed an accurate table of all the post offices in the United States ... Abridged by the author (1798)

by Jedidiah Morse

ss\/ ABASH is a beautiful navigable river, of the N.W. 'Territory, which runs'a S. &V. and southern course, and empties into the Ohio, by a mouth 270 yards wide,in lar .

Google previewThe Black Diamond (1908)

Neither the Chicago, Indiana & Southern or the Vt/abash is a competing line with the St. Paul in the territory in question; they are simply connecting lines. And one of them is the necessary link in the through route demanded by the complainant ...

Google previewEnglish synonymes, with copious illustrations and explanations (1858)

drawn from the best writers by George Crabb

Abash is an intensive of abase, signifying to abase thoroughly in spirit ; confound and confuse are derived from different parts of the same Latin verb confundo, and its participle confusus. Confundo is compounded of con and / undo to pour ...

Google previewEnglish synonyms explained (1844)

with copious illustrations and examples, drawn from the best writers by George Crabb

Abash Is an Intensive of abase, signifying to abase thoroughly in spirit ; confound and confuse are derived from different parts of the same Latin verb eon f undo, and its participle confusus. Confundo is compounded of eon and j 'undo to pour ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1866)

by Samuel Johnson, Robert Gordon Latham

[Abash is an adoption of the Fr. esbahir, as sounded in the greater number of the inflections, esbahissons, esbahissais, esbahissant. In order to convert the word thus inflected into English it was natural to curtail merely the terminations ons, ais ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

ABASH, v. 11-brisk' OF. esbahir, to set agape, to confound: Wall. esbawi, to aston1sh—from bawi, to look at with open mouth]: to put to confusion from an strong emotion; to confuse with guilt; to make asham . ABAsrr'r1~:o, imp. ABABED, pp.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

ABASH', v. \ The past tense and past part. Abash'ment. ) of Abase was anciently written Abeisit, Abayschid; whence the word Abash appears to be formed : and is applied to the feelings of those who are abased, depressed, disgraced.

Google previewA Dictionary of English Etymology (1859)

by Hensleigh Wedgwood

To Abash. Originally, to put to confusion from any strong emotion, whether of fear, of wonder, shame, or admiration, but restricted in modern times to the effect of shame. Abash is an adoption of the Fr. esbahir, as sounded in the greater number ...

Google previewAn universal etymological English dictionary. 21st [sic] ed (1790)

by Nathan Bailey

To ABASH' [ejbakir, F. to affrighten] to make aihamed, or confound . B ABASH ABASH'MENT, Astonishment, a being put into Confusion. ABAS'SI, a Coin. A N ...

Google previewDictionary of the Efïk Language, in Two Parts (1862)

I. Efïk and English, II. English and Efïk by Hugh Goldie

Abash', v. tr.

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

tint, varnish discoloured by bruise livid discoloured like silver tarnished discoloured spot stain discomfit abash, addle, chagrin, confound, confuse, conquer, defeat, demoralise, discompose, disconcert, discountenance, disorient, disturb, drip, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

ABASH. ABASSl. M ABATE',v. A.S.Beatan,tobeat. Thewordex- Asarsmen'r, in Heraldry, some figure introduced W...

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The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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