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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ashamed mean? 

ASHAMED (adjective)
  The adjective ASHAMED has 1 sense:

1. feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse

  Familiarity information: ASHAMED used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ASHAMED (adjective)

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Feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse

Context examples:

are you ashamed for having lied? / felt ashamed of my torn coat


discredited; disgraced; dishonored; shamed (suffering shame)

embarrassed; humiliated; mortified (made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride)

guilty; hangdog; shamed; shamefaced (showing a sense of guilt)

shamefaced; sheepish (showing a sense of shame)


penitent; repentant (feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds)


unashamed (used of persons or their behavior; feeling no shame)

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