Definition of Shamefast

1. a. Modest; shamefaced.



Definition of Shamefast

1. Adjective. (archaic) Bashful, modest; shy. ¹

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Definition of Shamefast

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shamefast

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

Literary usage of Shamefast

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1. Froissart in Britain by Jean Froissart, Henry Newbolt (1902)
"How Wat Tyler was slain, and how the Commons were shamefast before the King, and brake their array. Now let us return to the king. ..."

2. The Bible Word-book: A Glossary of Archaic Words and Phrases in the by Jonathan Eastwood, William Aldis Wright (1884)
"'Tis a blushing shamefast spirit that mutinies in a man's bosom. Shakespeare, Richard III. I. 4. 142. In this passage the quartos read ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"(E.) A corruption of shamefast, by a singular confusion with face, due to the fact that shame is ... 142, where the quarto ed. has shamefast (Schmidt). ..."

4. The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer (1898)
"... moste be shamefast, nat for to covere ne hyden his synne, ... And ther-of seith Seint Augustyn that swich shamefast folk been next ..."

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