HyperDic: ashamed

English > 1 sense of the word ashamed:
ADJECTIVEallashamedfeeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse
ashamed > pronunciation
Soundsahshey'md
Rhymesblamed ... unnamed: 13 rhymes with eymd...
English > ashamed: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningFeeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse.
Examples
  • "are you ashamed for having lied?"
  • "felt ashamed of my torn coat"
Narrowerdiscredited, disgraced, dishonored, shamedSuffering shame
embarrassed, humiliated, mortifiedmade to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride
guilty, hangdog, shamefaced, shamedshowing a sense of guilt
shamefaced, sheepishshowing a sense of shame
See alsopenitent, repentantFeeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
OppositeunashamedUsed of persons or their behavior
Spanishabochornado, avergonzada, avergonzado
Catalanavergonyit
Adverbsashamedlywith a feeling of shame

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