Definition for Ashamed

ashamed, adj. [see shame, n.] (webplay: bashfully, blush, conviction, pride).

  1. Awkward; shy; modest; reticent; timid; vulnerable; lacking confidence; reluctant because of fear.
  2. Abashed; chagrined; embarrassed; uncomfortable; uneasy; less worthy.
  3. Phrase. “[Be] ashamed to”: degraded; disgraced; dishonored; embarrassed; humiliated; reluctant.
  4. Phrase. “[Be] ashamed of”: embarrassed by; afraid to acknowledge; unwilling to associate with.

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