Is there any difference between the words embarrassed and ashamed? If so, could you provide some examples of usage?
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Being ashamed typically involves feelings of shame. Being embarrassed can involve feelings of shame, but need not. Embarrassment typically involves feeling uneasy, self-conscious, or discomfited due to wounded pride or confusion.