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Definitions for ashamed
əˈʃeɪmdashamed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ashamed(p)adjective

    feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse

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

Wiktionary

  1. ashamedadjective

    Feeling shame or guilt.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ashamedadjective

    Touched with shame; generally with of before the cause of shame.

    Etymology: from shame.

    Profess publickly the doctrine of Jesus Christ, not being ashamed of the word of God, or of any practices enjoined by it. Jeremy Taylor, Holy Living.

    One wou’d have thought she would have stirr’d; but strove
    With modesty, and was asham’d to move. John Dryden, Fables.

    This I have shadowed, that you may not be ashamed of that hero, whose protection you undertake. John Dryden, Conq. of Gr. Ded.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ashamedadjective

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

  2. Etymology: [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

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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

Examples of ashamed in a Sentence

  1. Hamida Dzanovic:

    Look at him and look at those thousands of tombstones, is he not ashamed to say that this was not genocide?

  2. Von Essen:

    Idon't think anybody had anything to be ashamed of that day, or embarrassed, or think that they did anything wrong. I think they wanted to get people up there as fast as they could to help people. That's what they did, they tried to get anybody out. They just couldn't get them out fast enough.

  3. Donald Trump:

    There has never been anything like this, you should be ashamed of yourself.

  4. Jackman Town Manager Tom Kawczynski:

    I am not a white supremacist. I am not a racist, what gets me in trouble sometimes is I am a white person who is not ashamed to be white.

  5. Charles Dickens:

    We need never be ashamed of our tears.

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