Synonyms for (verb) embarrass

Synonyms: embarrass, abash

Definition: cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious

Similar words: discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset

Definition: cause to lose one's composure


Synonyms: stymie, stymy, hinder, obstruct, embarrass, block, blockade

Definition: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

Usage: His brother blocked him at every turn

Similar words: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent

Definition: keep from happening or arising; make impossible

Usage: My sense of tact forbids an honest answer; Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project