Ashamed - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈʃeɪmd|  American pronunciation of the word ashamed
Brit.  |əˈʃeɪmd|  British pronunciation of the word ashamed

adjective

- feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse

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

Examples

You ought to be ashamed!

I can't believe that you behaved so rudely. I'm ashamed to be seen with you!

I am ashamed of myself.

I began to be ashamed of sitting idle.

She was ashamed to admit her mistake.

He was ashamed that his family was poor.

I felt ashamed of the things I'd said to him.

I'm ashamed to admit that I've never read any of his books.

I'm ashamed that I haven't replied to your letter yet.

Anna felt thoroughly ashamed when she realized what she'd said.

Everyone cries sometimes - it's nothing to be ashamed of.

You should be ashamed of yourself.

Many children feel ashamed of their parents.

Their behaviour makes me ashamed to be British.

Are you ashamed already of sorrow and contrition?

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