Plus, Michelle Goldberg on the shameful message Bristol's payday sends to teens.
Addressing one of the most shameful chapters in American history, he took a passive “Mistakes were made” approach.
I indulged in certain practices that our society regards as shameful.
It is shameful that a man who claims we should celebrate the death of others is the commander of soldiers.
About Social Security, Bush described it as “shameful” for workers today to pay into what he described as a broken program.
He said that his "dragoons" had stampeded in a shameful way, but that his infantry had behaved very well.
You're to be congratulated; it's a shameful waste of time and money.
For, you see, I should like to go home again; but I will not go as I went away, under a shameful cloud.
Savage women regard it as shameful to cover their sexual organs.
He 's a buon figliuolo, Dolly, that must be said, and it would be shameful not to develop such generous instincts.
Old English scamful "modest;" see shame (n.) + -ful. Meaning "disgraceful, causing shame" is from c.1300. Related: Shamefully; shamefulness. Middle English shamely (adv.) "shamefully" for some reason has fallen from use. Old English scamlic (adj.) "shameful, disgraceful," but this also could mean "modest."