HyperDic: shamefaced

English > 3 senses of the word shamefaced:
ADJECTIVEallshamefacedextremely modest or shy
allshamefaced, sheepishshowing a sense of shame
allshamefaced, guilty, hangdog, shamedshowing a sense of guilt
English > shamefaced: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExtremely modest or shy.
Example"cheerfully bearing reproaches but shamefaced at praise"- H.O.Taylor
Broadermodestnot offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance
Spanishvergonzoso
Nounsshamefacednessfeeling embarrassed about yourself
English > shamefaced: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningshowing a sense of shame.
Synonymsheepish
BroaderashamedFeeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse
Spanishabochornado, avergonzado
Catalanavergonyit
Nounsshamefacednessfeeling embarrassed about yourself
Adverbsshamefacedlyin a shamefaced / shamefaced manner
English > shamefaced: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningshowing a sense of guilt.
Example "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater
Synonymsguilty, hangdog, shamed
BroaderashamedFeeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse
Spanishculpable
Catalanculpable
Nounsshamefacednessfeeling embarrassed about yourself

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