Usage examples for embarrassment

  1. Cousin Egbert here turned to me in some embarrassment. – Ruggles of Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  2. The young wife smiled, in embarrassment. – Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés
  3. But on second thoughts he checked himself, as he did not wish to add to the embarrassment of the scene. – Red Money by Fergus Hume
  4. To my frightful embarrassment Frances let go of my shoulders and seized my hands, which she carried swiftly as a flash to her lips, before I could draw them away. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  5. The meal passed in some embarrassment. – The Home Mission by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  6. Besides I was myself, perhaps, in some embarrassment. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  7. " Yes," said he with some slight embarrassment. – Not Pretty, But Precious by John Hay, et al.
  8. " Beautiful morning," said Lyman, seeing his embarrassment and feeling that it was his duty as host to help him out of it. – Old Ebenezer by Opie Read
  9. That will save us both any embarrassment." – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke
  10. Pink bore his part in the present conversation with no trace of embarrassment. – A Tar-Heel Baron by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
  11. " I have never lived in large places," answered Philip, in some embarrassment, " or no doubt your name would be familiar to me." – The Young Musician or, Fighting His Way by Horatio Alger
  12. They were, of course, not the people to show what they thought, and if he had felt any embarrassment, they would have known how to put him at his ease. – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss
  13. She said, not without embarrassment: George, I really must have some fresh air. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  14. One man remained; he was without a mount, and he grinned with embarrassment when Rosalind's gaze rested on him. – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  15. " I'm quite sure," said I. I have never been able to get over the curious embarrassment of talking to a man whose eyes I cannot see. – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  16. He had his back to the door, and he did not see Jack, who stood rather doubtfully on the threshold, with a certain shade of embarrassment upon his ordinary composure. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant