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To be embarassed for someone else.
I felt such second-hand embarassment when I saw John asking the most popular girl in school out that I had to look away.
by Melodious10 February 16, 2009
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The uncomfortable feeling you get from the embarassment that the person whom is embarassing themselves should be feeling, but isnt, perhaps because of being:
a. Mentally unstable
b. Under the influence of a controlled/uncontrolled substance

c. Socially retarded
Dude, I had the worst second-hand embarassment for Dennis the other night. He was singing a Phil Collins song from Tarzan to the bartender.
by Pheeya August 06, 2010

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