shameful

[sheym-fuhl]
adjective
1.
causing shame: shameful behavior.
2.
disgraceful or scandalous: shameful treatment.

Origin:
before 950; Middle English; Old English scamful. See shame, -ful

shamefully, adverb
shamefulness, noun

shameful, shameless.


1. mortifying, humiliating. 2. dishonorable, ignominious, vile, base, low.


2. honorable.
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shameful (ˈʃeɪmfʊl)
 
adj
causing or deserving shame; scandalous
 
'shamefully
 
adv
 
'shamefulness
 
n

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Example sentences
But now all of me was buried underground-my shameful silk bow, my funeral robe
  and my now-cooked body.
The medical profession is shameful in this regard, and this test won't help.
The lack of understanding of basic science by the politicians of both parties
  is shameful.
The news media have been at their usual irresponsible, self-interested and
  shameful best here.
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