What is another word for embarrassingly?

Pronunciation: [ɛmbˈaɹəsɪŋlɪ] (IPA)

Embarrassingly refers to a situation that is awkward or shameful, causing discomfort or humiliation. Synonyms for embarrassingly include humiliatingly, shamefully, mortifyingly, awkwardly, uncomfortable, distressing, cringeworthy, and disconcerting. These words all describe situations where one feels embarrassment and wishes to hide away. Additionally, phrases such as "in an embarrassing way" or "in a humiliating manner" can also be used to convey a similar meaning. When writing, using a variety of synonyms can help to avoid repetition and add depth to the text. Thus, it is important to choose the right word or phrase that captures the essence of the situation in the most appropriate way possible.

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Usage examples for Embarrassingly

Doctor and Mrs. Emery joined Roy, Mr. Cobb and Jack as they conducted Harry to the dressing-room and they were both embarrassingly profuse in their praise of Roy's presence of mind.
"The Crimson Sweater"
Ralph Henry Barbour
Ulysses, for example, after an interview with his embarrassingly faithful wife, Penelope-she has always reminded me of Mrs. Micawber-harnessed oxen to a plow and proceeded to give the impression that he had suddenly gone crazy, by plowing furrows in the salt sands of the seashore.
Albert Payson Terhune
Every one was kind to her,-unexpectedly, almost embarrassingly kind, as is the way with humanity.
"One Woman's Life"
Robert Herrick

Famous quotes with Embarrassingly

  • I'm empathetic to a fault. I really do - embarrassingly enough - tear up when someone squishes a bug in front of me.
    Kristen Bell
  • The list of women to potentially be on a major party ticket, in both parties, is embarrassingly short.
    Eleanor Clift
  • A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.
    Henry Ford
  • I was very depressed after breaking off my engagement with Johnny ten years ago. I was embarrassingly dramatic at the time, but you have to remember I was only 19 years old.
    Winona Ryder
  • The reason why I feel relatively indifferent to [the Anglican Church of England] is it's lost its power, and it's so desperately keen to solicit support that they're willing to throw God out of the window in order to retain it. God for the many of the Anglicans is nothing more than a sort of awkward geriatric relative, kept upstairs, who might be embarrassingly coming downstairs, incontinently, and cause trouble.
    Jonathan Miller

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