Definition of ashamed
1a : feeling shame, guilt, or disgrace She felt ashamed for hitting her brother. You should be ashamed of yourself. Losing is nothing to be ashamed of. He was deeply ashamed of his behavior.b : feeling inferior or unworthy
2 : reluctant or unwilling to do something because of shame or embarrassment I was ashamed to be seen with him. I'm not ashamed to admit that I don't know the answer.
ashamedlyplay \-ˈshā-məd-lē\ adverb
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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