genieren

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Borrowing from French gêner [18th c.].

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genieren (third-person singular simple present geniert, past tense genierte, past participle geniert, auxiliary haben)

  1. (reflexive) to be ashamed
  2. (reflexive) to be embarrassed
  3. (transitive) to embarrass

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