A German term which describes the process of being vicariously embarrassed by someone else. For example when somebody's concept for a great party gag goes terrible wrong and you watch him fail in the middle of all of his friends.
Tom was completely wasted while he held the speech on Mike's wedding party. Fremdschämen in perfection.
by Klawiklawaklawong September 14, 2009
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When an act is committed by a third-party that leaves you utterly embarrassed.
My feeling after Trump's election was Fremdschämen.
by thelifeofaguywithoutalife January 30, 2017
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