A state of discomfort and shame, caused by a sense of guilt over something that has been said or done.
Embarrassment may be a sign of misunderstanding or mistrust
Jn 13:6-8 See also Mk 2:16-17 Jesus Christ’s enemies approached the disciples knowing they would be embarrassed by the company he was keeping; Mk 3:21 The family of Jesus Christ were embarrassed by what they were hearing about him.
Love includes not causing unnecessary embarrassment
Embarrassment caused by another personSee also 2Ki 8:11 Elisha’s fixed gaze embarrassed Hazael who, as the following verses suggest, may already have had a guilty conscience.
Embarrassment may motivate actions
Doing right may be embarrassing Ac 10:28-29
Embarrassment may motivate wrong behaviour Mk 6:26-27