Definition for SHAME-FAC-ED

SHAME-FAC-ED, a. [Lye supposes this to be a corruption of Sax. scam-fæst, shame-fast, held or restrained by shame.]

Bashful; easily confused or put out of countenance. A man may be shamefaced to excess. Conscience is a blushing shamefaced spirit. – Shak. Your shamefac'd virtue shunn'd the people's praise. – Dryden.

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