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 Meanings and Examples of ABASHED
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abashed
 v.  cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
Classic Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
1  not far from here, he added in an apologetic voice, somewhat abashed.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: III
2  He was pleased at the gratitude he received, but felt abashed at receiving it.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X
3  They were not in the least abashed.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIII
4  He shook his head incredulously; and even more abashed, I said that though I was living with my wife as he advised, I was not living with her as her husband.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER X
5  Prince Andrew was watching these men abashed by the Emperor's presence, and the women who were breathlessly longing to be asked to dance.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XVI
6  Finding himself in the company of Napoleon, whose identity he had easily and surely recognized, Lavrushka was not in the least abashed but merely did his utmost to gain his new master's favor.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VII
7  The officer appeared abashed, as though he understood that one might think of how many men would be missing tomorrow but ought not to speak of it.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXI
8  Mavra Kuzminichna grew abashed and confused.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXII
9  Startled, at first abashed, Charles blushed at the rebuff and then, seeing how her eyes were fastened on his sister, he smiled.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
10  And how abashed he was, facing Ellen on the morning after.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
11  "At Belle Watling's sporting house," said Rhett, looking abashed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
12  They had hushed abashed as she entered and Melanie had arisen, laughing and clutching at hairpins and flying curls from where she was crouching behind the sofa.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
13  There was an evening when Carol hoped she was going to make a play; a rehearsal during which Guy stopped looking abashed.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
14  The tattered man shrank back abashed.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 8
15  All looked abashed at this elegant speech, delivered with quite an air, and stood huddled together at a respectful distance, except two stout porters, who came up and began conveying away the baggage.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
Example Sentence:
1  Her open admiration should not abash him at all.
2  The titter that rippled around the room appeared to abash the boy, but in reality that result was caused rather more by his worshipful awe of his unknown idol and the dread pleasure that lay in his high good fortune.
3  The entire metropolitan center possessed a high and mighty air calculated to overawe and abash the common applicant.