What does the word shameful mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Shamefully.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Shamefulness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Disgraceful; scandalous; indecent.

Usage examples for shameful

  1. Wasn't it shameful of the cadets to treat a man like Dick in that fashion? – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  2. In confusion The people itself- shameful spectacle- driven by terror Is led to abandon the city. – The Satyricon, Complete by Petronius Arbiter
  3. But the recollection of their last meeting, and the sheer, inconvenient, shameful, joy of his presence there, opposite, interposed. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward