What does shameful mean?

Definitions for shameful
ˈʃeɪm fəlshame·ful

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. black, disgraceful, ignominious, inglorious, opprobrious, shameful(adj)

    (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame

    "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice"

  2. disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shocking(adj)

    giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation

    "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time"

Wiktionary

  1. shameful(Adjective)

    causing or meriting shame or disgrace; disgraceful

  2. shameful(Adjective)

    giving offense

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shameful(adj)

    bringing shame or disgrace; injurious to reputation; disgraceful

  2. Shameful(adj)

    exciting the feeling of shame in others; indecent; as, a shameful picture; a shameful sight

How to pronounce shameful?

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How to say shameful in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shameful in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shameful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of shameful in a Sentence

  1. President Barack Obama:

    When I hear political leaders suggesting that there would be a religious test for which a person who is fleeing from a war-torn country is admitted, when some of those folks themselves come from families who benefited from protection when they were fleeing political persecution, that's shameful, that's not American, that's not who we are. We don't have religious tests (for) our compassion.

  2. Wasserman Schultz:

    His comments today were worse than opportunistic and inappropriate politicking in the wake of the terrible tragedy in Brussels -- they were a shameful display of hate that only serves to foment anger and make the world less secure.

  3. Hilary Benn:

    This is a shameful and cowardly poster, it takes courage to stand by your principles and your friends when they are attacked, whether in Orlando, Paris or Brussels.

  4. Kim Mi-yeon:

    In the past, old people considered remarriage as shameful.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    He is talking about people you and I know isn't he, and when people and business everywhere rejected his hateful comments, did he apologize? No. He doubled down. It is shameful and no one should stand for it.

Images & Illustrations of shameful

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