1. ashamed

adjective. ['əˈʃeɪmd'] feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse.


  • guilty
  • penitent
  • humiliated
  • hangdog
  • shamed
  • dishonored
  • shamefaced
  • mortified
  • discredited
  • disgraced
  • repentant
  • sheepish


  • unashamed
  • impenitent
  • composed
  • innocent

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Rhymes with Ashamed

  • proclaimed
  • exclaimed
  • disclaimed
  • unclaimed
  • reclaimed
  • inflamed
  • declaimed
  • unnamed
  • renamed
  • defamed
  • acclaimed
  • framed
  • flamed
  • claimed
  • blamed
  • tamed
  • named
  • maimed
  • famed
  • aimed

How do you pronounce ashamed?

Pronounce ashamed as əˈʃeɪmd.

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Sentences with ashamed

1. Verb, past participle
You should not be ashamed of your feelings after the loss, and you should let your emotions out.

2. Verb, past tense
Does their content make you feel inadequate, ashamed or anything other than positive?

3. Adjective
If so, you're not alone, and you shouldn't feel ashamed.

Quotes about ashamed

1. I'm not ashamed to be me. More than anyone else I know, I love my life and accept myself. What's wrong with being unique? I am proud of everything that I am and will become.
- Johnny Weir

2. Women in love are less ashamed than men. They have less to be ashamed of.
- Ambrose Bierce

3. Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before--more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle.
- Charles Dickens, Great Expectations