Verlegenheit

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

verlegen (embarrassed) +‎ -heit

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Verlegenheit f (genitive Verlegenheit, plural Verlegenheiten)

  1. embarrassment
  2. an uninvited, but not necessarily embarrassing, situation
    In der Verlegenheit, singen zu müssen.
    In the situation of having to sing.

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