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shameful

[sheym-fuh l] /ˈʃeɪm fəl/
adjective
1.
causing shame:
shameful behavior.
2.
disgraceful or scandalous:
shameful treatment.
Origin
950
before 950; Middle English; Old English scamful. See shame, -ful
Related forms
shamefully, adverb
shamefulness, noun
Can be confused
shameful, shameless.
Synonyms
1. mortifying, humiliating. 2. dishonorable, ignominious, vile, base, low.
Antonyms
2. honorable.
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British Dictionary definitions for shamefulness

shameful

/ˈʃeɪmfʊl/
adjective
1.
causing or deserving shame; scandalous
Derived Forms
shamefully, adverb
shamefulness, noun
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