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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace; Giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation.

Usage examples (36)
  • Police say only a small number are indulging in what they call shameful behavior.
  • The groups want Miyazawa to urge his guest formally to retract what they call the shameful "honorary white" label.
  • Phyllis was for one hour haughty and unforgiving over what she called his shameful neglect and, for another, in a fever of unrest to see him.
  • I've used the word shameful a couple of times already but think about it for a second. for more
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