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shame·less

 (shām′lĭs)
adj.
1. Feeling no shame; impervious to disgrace.
2. Marked by a lack of shame: a shameless lie.

shame′less·ly adv.
shame′less·ness n.
Synonyms: shameless, brazen, barefaced, brash1, impudent, unblushing
These adjectives apply to that which defies social or moral proprieties and is marked by a bold lack of shame. Shameless implies a lack of modesty, sense of decency, or regard for others' rights or feelings: a shameless liar; a shameless accusation. Brazen suggests flagrant, insolent audacity: a brazen impostor; brazen arrogance. Barefaced specifies undisguised brazenness: a barefaced hypocrite; a barefaced lie. Brash stresses impetuousness, lack of tact, and often crass indifference to consequences or to considerations of decency: a brash newcomer; brash demands. Impudent suggests offensive boldness or effrontery: an impudent student; an impudent misrepresentation. Unblushing implies an inappropriate lack of shame or embarrassment: an unblushing apologist; unblushing obsequiousness.

shameless

(ˈʃeɪmlɪs)
adj
1. having no sense of shame; brazen
2. done without shame; without decency or modesty
ˈshamelessly adv
ˈshamelessness n

shame•less

(ˈʃeɪm lɪs)

adj.
1. lacking any sense of shame: unashamed.
2. showing no shame; brazen.
[before 900]
shame′less•ly, adv.
shame′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.shameless - feeling no shame; "a shameless imposter"; "an unblushing apologist for fascism"
unashamed - used of persons or their behavior; feeling no shame

shameless

shameless

adjective
Characterized by or done without shame:
Informal: brassy.
Translations
قَليل الحَياء،صَفيقوَقِح، لا يَخْجَل
nestoudnýnestydatý
skamløs
besramanbestidan
szemérmetlen
blygîunarlausósvífinn, blygîunarlaus
nehanebný
hayâsızutanmaz

shameless

[ˈʃeɪmlɪs] ADJdescarado, desvergonzado

shameless

[ˈʃeɪmləs] adj
(= without shame) → éhonté(e), effronté(e)
(= immodest) → impudique

shameless

adjschamlos; are you completely shameless?hast du gar kein Schamgefühl?; he was quite shameless about iter schämte sich überhaupt nicht; he was quite shameless about lying to his parentser belog seine Eltern schamlos

shameless

[ˈʃeɪmlɪs] adj (unashamed, brazen) → svergognato/a, sfrontato/a; (immodest) → spudorato/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.
References in classic literature ?
The public and shameless sale of beautiful mulatto and quadroon girls has acquired a notoriety, from the incidents following the capture of the Pearl.
After this long digression we have now arrived once more at the point where Pudd'nhead Wilson, while waiting for the arrival of the twins on that same Friday evening, sat puzzling over the strange apparition of that morning--a girl in young Tom Driscoll's bedroom; fretting, and guessing, and puzzling over it, and wondering who the shameless creature might be.
He paid her only the compliment of attention; and she felt a respect for him on the occasion, which the others had reasonably forfeited by their shameless want of taste.
Before passing the threshold, I paused to admire a quantity of grotesque carving lavished over the front, and especially about the principal door; above which, among a wilderness of crumbling griffins and shameless little boys, I detected the date '1500,' and the name 'Hareton Earnshaw.
They are very many, evil, dirty, shameless, and they desire, if they have any fixed desire, to be noticed by the Jungle People.
Other inventors--some of them honest men, and some shameless pretenders--were brought forward with strangely concocted tales of prior invention.
Camilla was uneasy at this, dreading lest it might prove the means of endangering her honour, and asked whether her intrigue had gone beyond words, and she with little shame and much effrontery said it had; for certain it is that ladies' imprudences make servants shameless, who, when they see their mistresses make a false step, think nothing of going astray themselves, or of its being known.
I hesitate not to submit it to the decision of any candid and honest adversary of the proposed government, whether language can furnish epithets of too much asperity, for so shameless and so prostitute an attempt to impose on the citizens of America.
In one word, for exploitation, veiled by religious and political illusions, naked, shameless, direct, brutal exploitation.
There is no knight-errant to come and seek a quarrel with me on account of the fair lady I detain a prisoner; but I have judges quite ready who will quickly dispose of a woman so shameless as to glide, a bigamist, into the bed of Lord de Winter, my brother.
But when a prince declares himself gallantly in favour of one side, if the party with whom he allies himself conquers, although the victor may be powerful and may have him at his mercy, yet he is indebted to him, and there is established a bond of amity; and men are never so shameless as to become a monument of ingratitude by oppressing you.
But his pride, his abominable pride-- his shameless avowal of what he had done with respect to Jane-- his unpardonable assurance in acknowledging, though he could not justify it, and the unfeeling manner in which he had mentioned Mr.