What does the word ashamed mean?

Usage examples for ashamed

  1. Then was Sir Palomides ashamed. – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  2. I think that I was ashamed to tell you the truth when I had once refused to do as you would have me. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  3. No; not really ashamed! – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy