archaic : full of the feeling of shame : ashamed
— shame·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
— shame·ful·ness noun
Examples of SHAMEFUL
- There is no excuse for such shameful behavior.
- <shameful behavior by a bunch of drunken boors>
First Known Use of SHAMEFUL
Related to SHAMEFUL
- discreditable, disgraceful, dishonorable, ignominious, infamous, louche, notorious, opprobrious, shady, disreputable, shoddy, shy, unrespectable
- honorable, reputable, respectable
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