Abash | A word a day
- Present: abash / abashed
- Past: abashed
- Past participle: abashed
- Gerund or –ing form: abashing
To abash someone is to make them feel embarrassed or confused.
- Her remarks were harsh enough to abash even her parents.
- She abashed herself with her foolish remarks.
- In his attempt to show off his knowledge, he abashed himself.
- Don’t abash yourself at least when we have guests.
Synonyms: shame, discompose, embarrass.