Synonyms and Antonyms of shamefaced

  1. suffering from or expressive of a feeling of responsibility for wrongdoing the newspaper offered a shamefaced apology for having published photographs that were later exposed as fakes Synonyms ashamed, shamed, guiltyRelated Words apologetic, contrite, penitent, remorseful, repentant, sorry; compunctious, regretful, rueful; penitential; blushing, chagrined, embarrassed, hangdog, sheepish; blamable, blameworthy, culpableNear Antonyms impenitent, remorseless, unapologetic, unrepentant; brazen, cheeky, impudent; blameless, guiltless, innocentAntonyms shameless, unashamed

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