Definition of Shamefacedly

1. Adverb. In a shamefaced manner. "Quarrels and dissensions ensued among the cast, most of whom hurriedly and shamefacedly handed over their parts to understudies"

Partainyms: Shamefaced



Definition of Shamefacedly

1. Adverb. In a shamefaced manner. ¹

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Definition of Shamefacedly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shamefacedly

shamblier
shambling
shamblingly
shamblings
shambly
shambolic
shambolically
shame
shame, shame
shame on you
shame plant
shameable
shameably
shamed
shamefaced
shamefacedly (current term)
shamefacedness
shamefast
shamefastly
shamefastness
shameful
shamefully
shamefulness
shamefulnesses
shameless
shamelessly
shamelessness
shamelessnesses
shamelike
shamen

Literary usage of Shamefacedly

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1. A Warwickshire Lad: The Story of the Boyhood of William Shakespeare by George Madden Martin (1916)
"And so, sitting down shamefacedly, she gathered Will up again and called him goose and little chuck, as if he and not she had been the one to jump and cry ..."

2. A Zionist Primer: Essays by Various Writers edited by Sundel Doniger (1917)
"It is particularly the Zionist who consistently and persistently refuses to gloss over the fact of his being a Jew. Instead of shamefacedly keeping ..."

3. Ethical Addresses (1902)
"If the act is withdrawn from view, performed almost shamefacedly, the spirit is fine. I have used the word "shamefacedly;" and this leads me to suggest ..."

4. The Red Badge of Courage and Four Stories by Stephen Crane (1997)
"... laughed together shamefacedly and low. “Next corner, dear,” he said finally. They put forth the efforts of a pair walking bowed against a strong wind. ..."

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