Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Disgraceful; scandalous; indecent.

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Usage examples "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", H. Irving Hancock.
  2. In confusion The people itself- shameful spectacle- driven by terror Is led to abandon the city. - "The Satyricon, Complete", Petronius Arbiter.
  3. But the recollection of their last meeting, and the sheer, inconvenient, shameful, joy of his presence there, opposite, interposed. - "Delia Blanchflower", Mrs. Humphry Ward.