Definition of Shamefacedness

1. Noun. Feeling embarrassed about yourself.

Exact synonyms: Sheepishness
Generic synonyms: Embarrassment
Derivative terms: Shamefaced, Shamefaced, Shamefaced, Sheepish



Definition of Shamefacedness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being shamefaced. ¹

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Definition of Shamefacedness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shamefacedness

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

Literary usage of Shamefacedness

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1. The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life by Hannah More (1827)
"... •"shamefacedness* to'costly array,'—of 'sobriety* to ' broidered hair,'—of ' good works' to 'gold and pearls.'* It looks as if Saint Paul was of opinion ..."

2. The Homilies of S. John Chrysostom on the Epistles of St. Paul the Apostle by Saint John Chrysostom, John Chrysostom, James Tweed (1843)
"... with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broidered hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array; but (which becometh women professing godliness] with ..."

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