What does ashamed mean?

Definitions for ashamedəˈʃeɪmd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ashamed.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ashamed(p)(adj)

    feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse

    "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat"

Wiktionary

  1. ashamed(Adjective)

    Feeling shame or guilt.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ashamed(adj)

    affected by shame; abashed or confused by guilt, or a conviction or consciousness of some wrong action or impropriety

  2. Origin: [Orig. a p. p. of ashame, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ashamed

    a-shāmd′, adj. affected with shame (with of for the cause of shame; for, the person).—v.t. and v.i. Ashame′, to feel shame: to put to shame.—n. Ashamed′ness.—p.adj. Asham′ing. [Pa.p. of old verb ashame.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ashamed' in Adjectives Frequency: #971

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ashamed in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ashamed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rudy Giuliani:

    And for that they should be ashamed of themselves.

  2. H.L. Mencken:

    Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under.

  3. George Bernard Shaw:

    The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.

  4. Alexei Navalny:

    Aren't you ashamed of what you are doing? why are you putting him (my brother Oleg) in prison? To punish me even harder?

  5. Albert Einstein:

    If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture, let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies.

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