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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Showing a sense of guilt; Extremely modest or shy.

Usage examples (40)
  • Cheerfully bearing reproaches but shamefaced at praise
  • Adjective : shamefaced apologies
  • At the next station he helped her to drop through the opening she had entered, and called a shamefaced "good-by" after her in the dusk.
  • He gave a kind of shamefaced nod, but averted his face as he passed. for more
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