feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse
"are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat"
Feeling shame or guilt.
affected by shame; abashed or confused by guilt, or a conviction or consciousness of some wrong action or impropriety
Origin: [Orig. a p. p. of ashame, v. t.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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
Rank popularity for the word 'ashamed' in Adjectives Frequency: #971
The numerical value of ashamed in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of ashamed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
And for that they should be ashamed of themselves.
Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under.
The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
Aren't you ashamed of what you are doing? why are you putting him (my brother Oleg) in prison? To punish me even harder?
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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- خجول, خجلانArabic
- avergonyitCatalan, Valencian
- avergonzado, abochornado, apenadoSpanish
- سرافکنده, خجالتزده, شرمندهPersian
- nolostunut, häpeissäänFinnish
- şermezar, rûreşKurdish
- envergonhado, avergonhadoPortuguese
- стыдно, пристыженный, совестноRussian
- pòsrāmljen, pòstīđenSerbo-Croatian
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