What does shameless mean?

Definitions for shameless
ˈʃeɪm lɪsshame·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shameless, unblushingadjective

    feeling no shame

    "a shameless imposter"; "an unblushing apologist for fascism"


  1. shamelessadjective

    having no shame; immodest; unable to feel disgrace

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Shamelessadjective

    Wanting shame; wanting modesty; impudent; frontless; immodest; audacious.

    Etymology: from shame.

    To tell thee whence thou cam’st, of whom deriv’d,
    Were shame enough to shame thee, wert thou not shameless. William Shakespeare, Henry VI.

    Beyond imagination is the wrong
    That she this day hath, shameless, thrown on me. William Shakespeare.

    The shameless denial hereof by some of their friends, and the more shameless justification by some of their flatterers, makes it needful to exemplify, which I had rather forbear. Ral.

    God deliver the world from such hucksters of souls, the very shame of religion, and the shameless subverters of morality. Robert South, Sermons.

    Such shameless bards we have; and yet ’tis true,
    There are as made abandon’d criticks too. Alexander Pope.


  1. Shameless

    Shameless is a song written by American singer Billy Joel and recorded on his 1989 album Storm Front. His version peaked at #40 on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks charts. Two years later, the song was covered by country music artist Garth Brooks on his third studio album, 1991's Ropin' the Wind. Brooks' rendering of the song was his seventh Number One hit on the Billboard country charts in late 1991. It also reached #71 on the UK Singles Chart. In 1993, on stage in Boston, Joel introduced the song by saying, "I want[ed] to write a song, like a Jimi Hendrix song, you know. Back in the sixties, he was one of my idols, Jimi Hendrix." Joel also mentioned the Hendrix inspiration at a talk in Nuremberg, in 1995.


  1. shameless

    Shameless refers to a person or behavior characterized by a lack of shame, moral restraint, or modesty. It often implies behaviors that are audacious, bold, or inappropriate, without feeling guilt or embarrassment. Shameless also describes a disregard for the opinions or judgement of others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shamelessadjective

    destitute of shame; wanting modesty; brazen-faced; insensible to disgrace

  2. Shamelessadjective

    indicating want of modesty, or sensibility to disgrace; indecent; as, a shameless picture or poem


  1. Shameless

    Shameless is a British comedy-drama series set in Manchester on the fictional Chatsworth council estate. Produced by Company Pictures for Channel 4, the series aired from 13 January 2004 to 28 May 2013. The comedy drama, centred on British tea boy and working class culture, has been accorded critical acclaim by various sections of the British media, including the Sun newspaper and Newsnight Review on BBC Two. The programme was created and partially written by Paul Abbott, who is also the programme's executive producer. In 2005, the show won "Best Drama Series" at the BAFTA TV Awards and "Best TV Comedy Drama" at the British Comedy Awards.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shameless in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shameless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of shameless in a Sentence

  1. Rodrigo Janot:

    The country no longer tolerates the shameless corruption of some bad public officials and bad businessmen.

  2. Sudhir Chob:

    Shameless person was talking about sign of shameless people , so deleted his thought

  3. Ted Cruz:

    Sadly, Senate Democrats have undermined the American people’s confidence in previous judicial confirmation processes with vicious personal smears and unfounded accusations, these kinds of shameless attacks demeaned the Senate and made a mockery of our constitutional role in providing advice and consent to the president on nominations. I believe Judge Jackson should be treated with the dignity and decorum that has been lacking from the consideration of past nominations.

  4. Omar Mahmood:

    Almost all student clubs have ‘social justice’ wings… some use violent rhetoric, shameless rhetoric, to promote their ideology, and call it ‘liberation.’ They call it ‘tolerance’ and ‘equality’ and ‘creating a safe space’ -- which is all very ironic.

  5. Nayib Bukele:

    If those shameless people don't approve the plan of territorial control, we'll summon you here again (next) Sunday.

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