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Ashameda. [Orig. a p. p. of ashame, v. t.].
     Affected by shame; abashed or confused by guilt, or a conviction or consciousness of some wrong action or impropriety.  Wyclif.  [1913 Webster]
    " Ashamed seldom precedes the noun or pronoun it qualifies. By a Hebraism, it is sometimes used in the Bible to mean disappointed, or defeated."  [1913 Webster]
    "All that forsake thee shall be ashamed."  [1913 Webster]
    "I began to be ashamed of sitting idle."  [1913 Webster]
    "Enough to make us ashamed of our species."  [1913 Webster]
    "An ashamed person can hardly endure to meet the gaze of those present."  [1913 Webster]


Ashamed, adj. (usu. predic.)
1 (often foll. by of (= with regard to), for (= on account of), or to + infin.) embarrassed or disconcerted by shame (ashamed of his aunt; ashamed of having lied; ashamed for you; ashamed to be seen with him).
2 (foll. by to + infin.) hesitant, reluctant (but usu. not actually refusing or declining) (am ashamed to admit that I was wrong).

ashamedly adv.
OE ascamod past part. of ascamian feel shame (as A-(2), SHAME)



abashed, abject, blushing, chagrined, chapfallen, conscience-smitten, conscience-stricken, contrite, crestfallen, crushed, discomfited, embarrassed, full of remorse, hangdog, humbled, humiliated, mean, mortified, out of countenance, penitent, red-faced, regretful, remorseful, repentant, repining, rueful, self-accusing, self-condemning, self-convicting, self-debasing, self-flagellating, self-humiliating, self-punishing, self-reproaching, shamed, shamefaced, shamefast, shameful, sheepish, sorry, unhappy about, wistful




N humility, humbleness, meekness, lowness, lowliness, lowlihood, abasement, self-abasement, submission, resignation, condescension, affability, modesty, verecundity, blush, suffusion, confusion, sense of shame, sense of disgrace, humiliation, mortification, let down, set down, humble, lowly, meek, modest, humble minded, sober-minded, unoffended, submissive, servile, condescending, affable, humbled, bowed down, resigned, abashed, ashamed, dashed, out of countenance, down in the mouth, down on one's knees, down on one's marrowbones, down on one's uppers, humbled in the dust, browbeaten, chapfallen, crestfallen, dumfoundered, flabbergasted, shorn of one's glory, with downcast eyes, with bated breath, with bended knee, on all fours, on one's feet, under correction, with due deference, I am your obedient servant, I am your very humble servant, my service to you, da locum melioribus, parvum parva decent.

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