Definition of Abashment

1. Noun. Feeling embarrassed due to modesty.

Exact synonyms: Bashfulness
Generic synonyms: Embarrassment
Derivative terms: Abash, Bashful



Definition of Abashment

1. n. The state of being abashed; confusion from shame.

Definition of Abashment

1. Noun. The state of being abashed; confusion from shame. ¹

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Definition of Abashment

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abashment

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abaser
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abashless
abashlessly
abashment (current term)
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Literary usage of Abashment

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1. The Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1908)
"... self is but froth and bubble of reality, and our abashment of Nature and Nature's law is in last analysis abashment before our own idealizing powers. ..."

2. The Interpretation of dreams by Sigmund Freud (1913)
"conclude that the foundation of the dream was at first formed by a phantasy of overweening ambition, but that only its suppression and its abashment reached ..."

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