Mainstream American press coverage of Russia,” Cohen writes, has been “shamefully unprofessional and politically inflammatory.
Yet we have no better health outcomes to show for this excess expense, and shamefully leave 50 million people uninsured.
No doubt there were German Muslims who felt their religious liberty was shamefully abridged.
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."