shamelessly


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.shamelessly - without shame; "he unashamedly abandoned the project when he realized he would not gain from it"
Translations
بدون خَجَل أو حَياء
nestydatě
szégyentelenül
af blygîunarleysi/ósvífni
nehanebne
utanmadan

shamelessly

[ˈʃeɪmlɪslɪ] ADVdescaradamente, desvergonzadamente

shamelessly

[ˈʃeɪmləsli] adv
(= without shame) [lie, cheat] → sans vergogne
(= immodestly) → sans pudeur

shamelessly

advschamlos; a shamelessly sentimental filmein unverhohlen sentimentaler Film

shamelessly

[ˈʃeɪmlɪslɪ] adv (see adj) → sfrontatamente, spudoratamente

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 ?
London, after the wreck of the Minota, deliberately and shamelessly stole her from the Minota's skipper.
Thereat the Angel of Compassion did most shamelessly and wickedly laugh.
Then lived they shamelessly in temporary pleasures, and beyond the day had hardly an aim.
For there was its luxurious lace border, a thing for the soft light of the boudoir, or the secret moonlight of love's permitted eyes, alone to see, shamelessly brazening it out in this terrible sunlight.
One day, a friend frankly and shamelessly suggested a second cocktail.
Em said quite shamelessly that she didn't know--it had just been passed over from the next row.
And so it is, princess, that I am shamelessly clutching at you as an anchor of salvation.
As a social matter, she was disgusted with her for following up the rich landowner--"throwing herself at his head so shamelessly," was how she expressed it.
Davy, for the first time in his life probably, could not eat, but blubbered shamelessly over his porridge.
But he luffed the boat less delicately, spilling the wind shamelessly from the sail so as to prolong the tack to the north shore.
If this is not the language of a woman shamelessly and furiously in love with a man--not her husband--what is?
No sooner had the press agent appeared than Claire deserted him shamelessly and absolutely.