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Abashment

Definition of the noun abashment

What does abashment mean as a name of something?

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

noun

  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.

Google previewNew Dictionary Armenian-English (2009)

by Matthias Bedrossian

shame, confusion, abashment; bashfulness; ignominy, turpitude; baseness; J- surviks, to put to shame, to confound; J- sloko quasosas, 4mphulik, to be ashamed, to be confounded, to blush; -e, privy parts. U.sosol, U-sooks a shameful, ...

Google previewThe Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

abashment. ABATE, v. To lessen, to diminish, to quash, pr. par. abating; past, abated: s. abatement, abater. ABATIS, s. A military term- Trees cut down, and laid so as to form a defence for ...

Google previewDictionary, Grades 6 - 12 (2012)

Classic Reference Library by American Education Publishing

abashment n. a•bate v. To diminish or decrease in strength, value, or intensity; to wane or ebb. abater n., abated adj. a•bate•ment n. The process of abating something; the amount ...

Google previewThe Ladies' Lexicon, and Parlour Companion ... (1846)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools

abashment. ABATE. v. To lessen, to diminish, to quash. pr. par. aba'dng; past, abated: s. abatement, abater. ABATIS. >. A military term— Trees cut down, and laid so as to form a defence ...

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary Oder Vollständig Englisch-Deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von --- Hrsg. U. Verb. Von Anton Ernst Klausing. Etc. 4. Aufl (1771)

Abashment. To Abate, (tuäbäht) rabattre, diminuer, easer, derrahere, ...

Google previewA New English Dictionary ... The Fourth Edition, Carefully Revised ... By J. K. [i.e. John Kersey.] (1739)

by John Kersey

Abashment, A oni meat, Confusion. fl sh To Abate, to male: or_to owlesl. - AnAbatement,thal which irlhaled, a Lessening. Abatures (among Hunters) the Grass or Sprigs, thataSta thrusts dawn 'npa n: . ' Abba, a Syriac mid or Father. n Abbefs, ...

Google previewThe Ladies' Lexicon and Parlour Companion (1835)

Containing Nearly Every Word in the English Language ... by William Grimshaw

abashment. ABATE, v. To lessen, to diminish, to quash, pr. par. abating; past, abated: s. abatement, abater. ABATIS. ». A military term- Trees cut down, and laid so as to form a defence for ...

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 previewA complete dictionary of synonyms and antonyms or synonyms and words of opposite meaning

by S. Fallows

Abashment, humilia. tion, modesty, shamefacedness, decency, decorum, reproach, dishonor, ignominy, contempt, degradation, discredit, dispraise. An'r. Shamelessness, barefaoednell. immodesty, impudence, indecency, indecorum, ...

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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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