Usage examples for abashed

  1. He was abashed, ready to answer- and always elusive. – Counsel for the Defense by Leroy Scott
  2. It was the work he placed before her that held Helen May abashed before his vast knowledge. – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower
  3. Grace was rather startled by so unexpected a response from her sister- in- law, and for a moment or two looked abashed. – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  4. For instance, all ordinary men are abashed in the presence of the dead. – An Artist in Crime by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  5. " Oh, Mrs. Thayer, they said the doctor had come, and-" Helen Denby stopped short, her abashed eyes going from one to the other of the expressive faces before her. – The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter
  6. So much abashed was I, that I scarce touched the tips of her slender little fingers, and a tremour was in the limb that performed this office, the whole time it was thus employed. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  7. He stopped short, abashed, the glow fading from his face, the light from his eyes. – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  8. He looked me full in the face, and I, nothing abashed, kept my eyes fixed upon his. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  9. The English counsellors were not abashed by this rebuke, but became, on the contrary, very indignant, avowing that if anything more was demanded of them, England would entirely abandon the United Provinces. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  10. " Your sister is a person of great courage," said the clergyman, as if he were a little abashed by it. – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  11. She had stood abashed when Clara had put on the majesty of right, but now it was Clara herself who was abashed, not at the thing itself, but at the fact of having to utter it. – The Coast of Chance by Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain
  12. " Sure," said the abashed Spike, restored to a sense of his position. – The Gem Collector by P. G. Wodehouse
  13. She came forward with a strange,- even abashed,- smile, after closing the door behind her. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  14. Well, anyway, resumed Billy, a little abashed, I silenced the girl. – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson
  15. Irving felt his color rising; he felt both abashed and annoyed. – The Jester of St. Timothy's by Arthur Stanwood Pier
  16. Abashed, he would not try again. – The Short Life by Francis Donovan