ashamedly


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a·shamed

 (ə-shāmd′)
adj.
1. Feeling shame or guilt: Are you ashamed for having lied?
2. Feeling inferior, inadequate, or embarrassed: ashamed of my torn coat.
3. Reluctant through fear of humiliation or shame: ashamed to ask for help.

[Middle English, from Old English āsceamod, past participle of āsceamian, to feel shame : ā-, intensive pref. + sceamian, to feel shame.]

a·sham′ed·ly (ə-shā′mĭd-lē) adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.ashamedly - with a feeling of shameashamedly - with a feeling of shame    
barefacedly, shamelessly, unashamedly - without shame; "he unashamedly abandoned the project when he realized he would not gain from it"
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