embarrassed vs humiliated what difference

what is difference between embarrassed and humiliated

English

Etymology

From embarrass + -ed. The adjective is an extension of the past participle.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪmˈbæɹ.əst/

Adjective

embarrassed (comparative more embarrassed, superlative most embarrassed)

  1. Having a feeling of shameful discomfort.
    After returning from the pool, Aleshia felt significantly better, though she was still slightly embarrassed.
  2. (archaic) Impeded; obstructed.

Synonyms

  • ashamed

Antonyms

  • honored, proud

Derived terms

  • embarrassedly

Translations

Verb

embarrassed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of embarrass

Anagrams

  • dermabrases


English

Verb

humiliated

  1. simple past tense and past participle of humiliate

Adjective

humiliated

  1. deprived of dignity or self-respect

Synonyms

  • degraded

Translations


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