Examples of shamefaced in a Sentence
He stood there, looking shamefaced.
the newspaper offered a shamefaced apology for having published photographs that were later exposed as fakes
Origin and Etymology of shamefaced
First Known Use: 1593See Words from the same year
Synonymsashamed, shamed, guilty
Related Wordsapologetic, contrite, penitent, remorseful, repentant, sorry; compunctious, regretful, rueful; penitential; blushing, chagrined, embarrassed, hangdog, sheepish; blamable, blameworthy, culpable
Near Antonymsimpenitent, remorseless, unapologetic, unrepentant; brazen, cheeky, impudent; blameless, guiltless, innocent
SHAMEFACED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shamefaced for English Language Learners
: feeling or showing shame
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