What does ashamed mean?

Definitions for ashamed
əˈʃeɪmdashamed

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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

    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

How to pronounce ashamed?

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How to say ashamed in sign language?

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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. Horace Mann, address at Antioch College, 1859:

    Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.

  2. Robert A. Heinlein:

    Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards.

  3. George Spencer-Brown:

    Unfortunately, we find systems of education today which have departed so far from the plain truth, that they now teach us to be proud of what we know and ashamed of ignorance. This is doubly corrupt. It is corrupt not only because pride is in itself a mortal sin, but also because to teach pride in knowledge is to put up an effective barrier against any advance upon what is already known, since it makes one ashamed to look beyond the bonds imposed by one's ignorance.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    He who works like a mule under the rule & whip of his wife and does not feel ashamed of himself and rather grins or laughs on being ridiculed by the people calling him a henpecked husband, is a validated FOOL.

  5. Joseph Brodsky:

    I do not believe in political movements. I believe in personal movement, that movement of the soul when a man who looks at himself is so ashamed that he tries to make some sort of change-within himself, not on the outside.

Images & Illustrations of ashamed

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