Simple Definition of ashamed
: feeling shame or guilt
: not wanting to do something because of shame or embarrassment
Full Definition of ashamed
1 a : feeling shame, guilt, or disgrace b : feeling inferior or unworthy
2 : restrained by anticipation of shame <was ashamed to beg>
ashamedlyplay \-ˈshā-məd-lē\ adverb
Examples of ashamed in a sentence
You ought to be ashamed!
I can't believe that you behaved so rudely. I'm ashamed to be seen with you!
ASHAMED Defined for Kids
Definition of ashamed for Students
1 : feeling shame, guilt, or disgrace <I'm ashamed of my behavior.>
2 : kept from doing something by fear of shame or embarrassment <He was ashamed to beg.>
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