shameful


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shame·ful

 (shām′fəl)
adj.
1.
a. Causing shame; disgraceful.
b. Giving offense; indecent.
2. Obsolete Full of shame; ashamed.

shame′ful·ly adv.
shame′ful·ness n.

shameful

(ˈʃeɪmfʊl)
adj
causing or deserving shame; scandalous
ˈshamefully adv
ˈshamefulness n

shame•ful

(ˈʃeɪm fəl)

adj.
1. disgraceful or scandalous; vile: shameful behavior.
2. causing shame; humiliating: a shameful apology to his mom.
[before 950]
shame′ful•ly, adv.
shame′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.shameful - (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shameshameful - (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice"
dishonorable, dishonourable - lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor; "dishonorable in thought and deed"
2.shameful - giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation; "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time"
immoral - deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong

shameful

shameful

adjective
1. Meriting or causing shame or dishonor:
2. Worthy of severe disapproval:
Translations
مُخْجِل، شائِن، مُخْزٍ
ostudnýhanebný
skammelig
skammarlegur
sramoten
utandırıcı

shameful

[ˈʃeɪmfʊl] ADJvergonzoso
how shameful!¡qué vergüenza!

shameful

[ˈʃeɪmfʊl] adj (= disgraceful) → honteux/euse, scandaleux/euse

shameful

adjschändlich; experience, secretpeinlich; another shameful day for the poundnoch ein schmachvoller Tag für das Pfund Sterling; how shameful!was für eine Schande!; what shameful prices/behaviour!diese Preise sind/dieses Benehmen ist eine Schande; there is nothing shameful about itdas ist doch keine Schande

shameful

[ˈʃeɪmfʊl] adjvergognoso/a

shame

(ʃeim) noun
1. (often with at) an unpleasant feeling caused by awareness of guilt, fault, foolishness or failure. I was full of shame at my rudeness; He felt no shame at his behaviour.
2. dishonour or disgrace. The news that he had accepted bribes brought shame on his whole family.
3. (with a) a cause of disgrace or a matter for blame. It's a shame to treat a child so cruelly.
4. (with a) a pity. What a shame that he didn't get the job!
verb
1. (often with into) to force or persuade to do something by making ashamed. He was shamed into paying his share.
2. to cause to have a feeling of shame. His cowardice shamed his parents.
ˈshameful adjective
disgraceful. shameful behaviour.
ˈshamefully adverb
ˈshamefulness noun
ˈshameless adjective
1. without shame; blatant. a shameless liar; shameless deception.
2. not modest. a shameless woman.
ˈshamelessly adverb
ˈshamelessness noun
ˈshamefaced adjective
showing shame or embarrassment. He was very shamefaced about his mistake.
put to shame
to make feel ashamed of something or to make seem to be of poor quality by showing greater excellence. Your beautiful drawing puts me/mine to shame.
to my/his etc shame
it is a cause of shame to me, him etc that. To my shame, my daughter always beats me at chess.

shameful

a. vergonzoso-a, penoso-a.
References in classic literature ?
That was my ruin, for when I was in the mud I comforted myself with the thought that at other times I was a hero, and the hero was a cloak for the mud: for an ordinary man it was shameful to defile himself, but a hero was too lofty to be utterly defiled, and so he might defile himself.
Well, among other things she told me that, whereas you are not a kinsman of mine, that she is my nearest relative; that you have no right whatever to enter into family relations with us; and that it is wrong and shameful for me to be living upon your earnings and charity.
if you know what that means; there was not a well-bred young horse in my time that had not his tail docked in that shameful way, just as if the good God that made us did not know what we wanted and what looked best.
Miss Ophelia well knew that it was the universal custom to send women and young girls to whipping-houses, to the hands of the lowest of men,--men vile enough to make this their profession,--there to be subjected to brutal exposure and shameful correction.
But you are fitted for society, and it is shameful to have you exiled from it.
In the majority of the shameful cases of disease and death from destitution, that shock the Public and disgrace the country, the illegality is quite equal to the inhumanity--and known language could say no more of their lawlessness.
This vindictive person has abused me ever since, in the most shameful manner.
And to the importunity of their persisted questionings he had finally given in; and so it came to pass that every one now knew the shameful story of his wretched fate.
Indeed it is as much the business of the legislator as anything else, to banish every indecent expression out of the state: for from a permission to speak whatever is shameful, very quickly arises the doing it, and this particularly with young people: for which reason let them never speak nor hear any such thing: but if it appears that any freeman has done or said anything that is forbidden before he is of age to be thought fit to partake of the common meals, let him be punished by disgrace and stripes; but if a person above that age does so, let him be treated as you would a slave, on account of his being infamous.
In his broadsheets Rostopchin impressed on them that to leave Moscow was shameful.
He had indeed committed no other than an error in politics, by tempering justice with mercy, and by refusing to gratify the good-natured disposition of the mob,[*] with an object for their compassion to work on in the person of poor Jenny, whom, in order to pity, they desired to have seen sacrificed to ruin and infamy, by a shameful correction in Bridewell.
Ah, the shameful things that are done in the world nowadays, God have mercy on us