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Overview of adj shameful

The adj shameful has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) black, disgraceful, ignominious, inglorious, opprobrious, shameful

((used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice")

2. disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shocking

(giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation; "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time")

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