Definition of Ashamed

1. Adjective. Feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse. "Felt ashamed of my torn coat"




Definition of Ashamed

1. a. Affected by shame; abashed or confused by guilt, or a conviction or consciousness of some wrong action or impropriety.

Definition of Ashamed

1. Adjective. Feeling shame or guilt. ¹

2. Verb. (past of ashame) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ashamed

1. feeling shame, guilt, or disgrace [adj]

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Literary usage of Ashamed

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1. Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble by Thomas Malory, William Caxton (1903)
"AND when Sir Launcelot saw King Pelles and Elaine, he waxed ashamed and said thus : O Lord Jesu, how came I here ? for God's sake, my lord, let me wit how I ..."

2. Discourses by William Ellery Channing (1832)
"I AM NOT ashamed OP THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST. SUCH was the language of Paul; ... I observed, that I was not ashamed of the gospel, first because it is True, ..."

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