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A feeling of self-consciousness, shame, or awkwardness
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“Along with embarrassment and guilt, shame is one of the emotions that motivate moral behaviour.”
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Financial difficulty
“He cannot say he was unprepared for York council's financial embarrassment.”
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Something that encumbers progress or movement
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An excessive or abundant amount or number
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The state of being vanquished
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Stiffness of manner and inhibition in relations between people
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The state or fact of being troublesome or difficult with regard to one's personal requirements or comfort
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Used in reference to a situation characterized by a specified degree of trouble or difficulty
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A sudden or unexpected failure
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An action or event that causes general public outrage
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Someone or something that is inadequate and made fun of
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A source of irritation
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Awkward
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Emotional pain or distress
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Something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain
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