Meaning of ABASHED in English


a ‧ bashed /əˈbæʃt/ BrE AmE adjective [not before noun] written

[ Date: 1300-1400 ; Language: Old French ; Origin: abair 'to surprise greatly' , from esbair , from baer 'to have the mouth wide open' ]

embarrassed or ashamed because you have done something wrong or stupid SYN shamefaced :

She looked rather abashed.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.