Feeling uncomfortable because of shame.
One of its definition is feeling or showing a state of self-conscious confusion and distress. Feeling embarrassed is closely related to shame, a part of their meaning overlap but they are distinct constructs.
Embarrassment is the feeling of discomfort experienced when some aspect of ourselves is revealed to others, and we think that this revelation is likely to undermine the image we want to show to others.
Potential sources of embarrassment include particular thoughts, feelings, or dispositions; actions or behaviors like nose picking for example.
Whereas embarrassment is a response to something that threatens our projected image it is morally neutral, shame is a response to something that is morally wrong or reprehensible.
Example: His bad table manners embarrassed her.
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