shamefast

adjective
shame·​fast | \ ˈshām-ˌfast How to pronounce shamefast (audio) \

Definition of shamefast

archaic

First Known Use of shamefast

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for shamefast

Middle English, from Old English scamfæst, from scamu + fæst fixed, fast

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“Shamefast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shamefast. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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