embarrassingly love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In an embarrassing manner.
  • adv. To the point of embarrassment; to an extreme or bewildering degree.
  • adv. Causing embarrassment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an embarrassing manner; so as to embarrass.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. causing embarrassment

Etymologies

embarrassing +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Lots of genes turn up, but they still explain embarrassingly little.

    The Failed Promise of Genomics

  • I remain embarrassingly weak in the face of Remy Zero's "Somebody Save Me", which apparently short-circuits any real brain function and cuts directly to the repository of Goopy Teenage Angst that lies in wait for that sort of thing.

    we're back!

  • Came away with tummy nicely full (hope no-one noticed me in embarrassingly close proximity to the mini-pavlovas for much of the evening!) and a heart newly inspired.

    Kakiseni at Alexis

  • Quite a few (almost all?) problems in that domain are what can be called embarrassingly parallel - be it Structural Mechanics, Fluid dynamics, or Virtual Modeling.

    Sun Bloggers

  • *** I should note that this particular nightmare is kind of embarrassingly humorous in retrospect, because the me-devouring monsters in it were obviously to an adult Muppets with the serial numbers rubbed off and huge scary bloody teeth added****.

    Making Light: Open thread 136

  • I should note that this particular nightmare is kind of embarrassingly humorous in retrospect, because the me-devouring monsters in it were obviously to an adult Muppets with the serial numbers rubbed off and huge scary bloody teeth added

    Making Light: Open thread 136

  • The colors of the film looked amazingly washed out and kind of embarrassingly grey.

    Journey to the Center of the Earth « Skid Roche

  • (Side note: using the kind of embarrassingly bad logic that Behe has roped you into, this observation alone proves that Darwinism operates with such blinding speed and efficiency that only the regular intervention by the Intelligent Designer keeps the bacteria from obliterating all multicellular life within a few decades.)

    Behe's Test, Take 2

  • It's kind of embarrassingly personal but I'll write it anyway:

    sheepdip Diary Entry

  • Ms Griffith said she then had to "embarrassingly" ask the head teacher for permission to take the cat home.

    BBC News - Home

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