[ UK /ɐʃˈe‍ɪmd/ ]
[ US /əˈʃeɪmd/ ]
  1. feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse
    are you ashamed for having lied?
    felt ashamed of my torn coat
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How To Use ashamed In A Sentence

  • He had a bank balance that a senior merchant banker would not be ashamed of.
  • I peered over. There stood Sir Henry doing nothing less than a 11)tribal war dance of sheer unashamed 12)ecstasy.
  • [42] Of such ministers and counselors, the holy king said that they who were confounded and ashamed should remove themselves far from him: _Avertantur statim erubescentes, qui dicunt mihi, "Euge, euge! The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 25 of 55 1635-36 Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and Their Peoples, Their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, As Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing t
  • And Polly ran into her own room, to prink also, fearing that her friend might be ashamed of her plain costume. An Old-Fashioned Girl
  • He was embarrassed and even ashamed of his indiscretion, but then he realized that there was no way he could have been heard above the roar of the boisterous crowd.
  • Masked, they were dynamic, varied, and hilarious, so that their masks actually seemed to become their faces, despite their grotesqueness; unmasked, they were slow, hesitant, and awkward, as if ashamed of the material.
  • He explained that often recently single people are ashamed of their new status and need help relearning the social scene from a single person's perspective.
  • Today's pop quiz is in honor of an actress for whom I once had precious little respect and whose casting over any number of other performers got me feeling dischuffed to the point of, if not beyond, churlishness until one day I found myself inexplicably fond of her and ashamed of my earlier thuggish disrespect. Who Goes There - Pop Quiz
  • He said things he knew perfectly well he did not mean, and he was not at all ashamed of owning this strange character trait.
  • She was ashamed of her humble background.
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