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1. shameful

adjective. ['ˈʃeɪmfəl'] (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame.

Synonyms

  • inglorious
  • black
  • ignominious
  • dishonorable
  • dishonourable
  • disgraceful

Antonyms

  • inoffensive
  • glorious
  • known
  • chromatic color

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • shame (English)
  • scamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Shameful

  • apfel
  • apocryphal
  • awful
  • awful
  • baffle
  • baleful
  • bashful
  • beautiful
  • biffle
  • blissful
  • boastful
  • bountiful
  • bountiful
  • careful
  • cheerful
  • coffel
  • colorful
  • cranfill
  • deceitful
  • deceitful

How do you pronounce shameful?

Pronounce shameful as ˈʃeɪmfəl.

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Sentences with shameful


1. Adjective
It doesn't matter that this is seen as shameful or dirty.

Quotes about shameful


1. I'll tell you, in my life I've never once have seen a Hispanic panhandler, because in our community, it would be viewed as shameful to be out on the street begging. Those are all conservative values - faith, family, hard work, responsibility.
- Ted Cruz

2. If you never tell anyone the truth about yourself, eventually you start to forget. The love, the heartbreak, the joy, the despair, the things I did that were good, the things I did that were shameful--if I kept them all inside, my memories of them would start to disappear. And then I would disappear.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Heavenly Fire

3. It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
- Confucius

2. shameful

adjective. ['ˈʃeɪmfəl'] giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation.

Synonyms

  • scandalous
  • immoral
  • disgraceful

Antonyms

  • white
  • whiten
  • light
  • fortunate

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • shame (English)
  • scamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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