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Definition of the noun abashment

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noun - plural: abashments

  1. feeling embarrassed due to modesty
    • lexical domain: Feelings - nouns denoting feelings and emotions
    • synonym of abashment: bashfulness
    • more generic word: embarrassment = the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public

Alternative definition of the noun abashment


  1. The state of being abashed; confusion from shame.

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Google previewThe Convivio of Dante Alighieri (1903)

by Dante Alighieri

And since abashment is the most obvious token of nobleness in adolescence (for it is then supremely needful for the right foundation of [30] our life, which is what the noble nature purposes), we must diligently speak thereof some little.



Abashment ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Shame, mortification, abashment, embarrassment. 5. Overthrow, destruction, defeat, ruin, anm hilation. demolition.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English and Singhalese, and Singhalese and English Languages (1821)

Under the Patronage of the Government of Ceylon by Benjamin Clough

Abashment, s. cw8-38), 8)God Abate, v. a. &Qanoo Abate ...

Google previewPunjabi English Dictionary

aback gSfVnk j'fJnk, fgZS/, fgSb/ pzB/ abacus u"yNk, frDskok abaft ijki d/ fgSb/ pzB/ abandon SZv d/Dk, nkgD/ nkg B{z ftbk; ftZu v'p d/Dk, fsnkrDk abandoned abandonment abase abasement abash abashment abate abatement ÈÈWF ïrfewrf`...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

humiliation, mortification, abashment; ignominy, reproach, disgrace, dishonor.—v.t. humiliate, mortify, abash, disgrace. See DISREPUTE, IMPURITY, WRONG. Ant.,PRIDE, honor. shameful,adj. disgraceful, ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

humiliation, shame, chagrin, embarrassment, abashment, abasement, discomfiture, discomposure, self-reproach. ant self-esteem, self- satisfaction, ...

Google previewSomali-English and English-Somali dictionary

by Е. de Larajasse

abashment, spoliation, landing. ti. rün, e., good, Irrenerous; We. roll, it is goed ;' ka. ron ...

Google previewThe Ladies' Lexicon, and Parlour Companion (1829)

Containing Nearly Every Word in the English Language, and Exhibiting the Plurals of Nouns and the Participles of Verbs; Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools

abashment. | f *_--- ACRIMONY. s. Sharpness, severi -ADD.

Google previewDictionary of the Synonymous Words and Technical Terms in the English Language (1817)

by James Leslie (of Edinburgh.)

Abashment, amaze- tate, to beware; avoid by artifice, to maze, consternation, stound.

Google previewCompact English Dictionary

by BPI

being embarrassed or ashamed P-n: abashment abate (v) to become less strong or extreme P-n: abatement abattoir (n) a place where animals are slaughtered; ...

Google previewIrish English Dictionary (1904)

by Patrick Stephen Dinneen

confusion, abashment; fear, dread (also bay-per). Sparparaé, ~m$e, a., ahashed, confused (also barpsrsc). spec, ~mc, m., a flap, as in ppm:étuq-Aé, flsp- eared, etc. Spesbrsomine (so pron. 111.), mu ings, phantoms rising up before ...

Google previewDictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English, Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Ninetheenth Century which are No Longer in Use ... [etc.] (1857)

by Thomas Wright

Abashment. BAsHnoNE, s. A kettle. BASHY, adj. (1) Fat; swollen. North. (2) Dark; gloomy; sloppy; said of the weather. Northampt. BASIL, s. (1) When the edge of a joiner's tool is ground away to an angle, it is called a basil. (2) The skin of a ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3A1S1H4M3E1N1T1

The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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