cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious; "felt abashed at the extravagant praise"; "chagrined at the poor sales of his book"; "was embarrassed by her child's tantrums"
belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy; "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the American South"; "aristocratic bearing"; "aristocratic features"; "patrician tastes"
used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms); "a ragged blue line"
suggestive of sexual impropriety; "a blue movie"; "blue jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink"; "naughty words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story"; "spicy gossip"
any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae
the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic
blue clothing; "she was wearing blue"
blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime; "h
cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid; "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"
use up (resources or materials);
eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"
take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"
take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?"
worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way; "What's eating you?"
presaging ill fortune; "ill omens"; "ill predictions"; "my words with inauspicious thunderings shook heaven"- P.B.Shelley; "a dead and ominous silence prevailed"; "a by-election at a time highly unpropitious for the Government"
distressing; "ill manners"; "of ill repute"
resulting in suffering or adversity; "ill effects"; "it's an ill wind that blows no good"
indicating hostility or enmity; "you certainly did me an ill turn"; "ill feelings"; "ill will"
affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
(`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well; "he was ill prepared"; "it ill befits a man to betray old friends"; "the car runs badly"; "he performed badly on the exam"; "the team played poorly"; "ill-fitting clothes"; "an ill-conceived plan"
with difficulty or inconvenience; scarcely or hardly; "we can ill afford to buy
bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"
experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness; "feeling sad because his dog had died"; "Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"- Christina Rossetti
of things that make you feel sad; "sad news"; "she doesn't like sad movies"; "it was a very sad story"; "When I am dead, my dearest, / Sing no sad songs for me"- Christina Rossetti