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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.

Also see Etymology of “embarrass” and What is the word for the emotion I feel when I see someone being humiliated? and Embarrassment for the person talked to.

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