"abash" Definition


  1. v. t. To destroy the self-possession of; to confuse or confound, as by exciting suddenly a consciousness of guilt, mistake, or inferiority; to put to shame; to disconcert; to discomfit.

Dictionary Stats for "abash"

Position in dictionary: 221 of 111710 words.
Word Types: v. t.,
Words that start with abash: 5
Words that end with abash: 4
Words that contain abash: 9
Next words in dictionary: abashed, abashedly, abashing, abashment, abasing
Previous words in dictionary: abaser, abasement, abasedly, abased, abase

Definition of abash

See all english dictionary definitions, the word type, and other useful information for the word "abash". The definition of the word "abash" is pulled from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. The meaning of this word, and other stats related to "abash", including the position in the dictionary, the number of words that contain, start and end with, and stats related to this word are also extracted from this dictionary version.