Definition for SHAME-FUL

SHAME-FUL, a. [shame and full.]

  1. That brings shame or disgrace; scandalous; disgraceful; injurious to reputation. It expresses less than infamous and ignominious. His naval preparations were not more surprising than his quick and shameful retreat. – Arbuthnot.
  2. Indecent; raising shame in others. Phœbus flying so most shameful sight. – Spenser.

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