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Ashamed Explained

ashamed at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ə'ʃeımd]

ashamed at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

O.E. asceamed, pp. of ascamian "to put to shame," from a- intensive prefix + scamian "to put to shame" (see shame). ///

ashamed at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

S3 adj [not before noun]
1 feeling embarrassed and guilty because of something you have done: ashamed of/at// --I felt ashamed of the things I'd said to him.// be ashamed to do sth// --I'm ashamed to admit that I've never read any of his books.// ashamed that// --I'm ashamed that I haven't replied to your letter yet.// bitterly/deeply/thoroughly ashamed // --Anna felt thoroughly ashamed when she realized what she'd said.// --Everyone cries sometimes - it's nothing to be ashamed of. // be/feel ashamed of yourself// --You should be ashamed of yourself.//
2 feeling uncomfortable because someone does something that embarrasses you: ashamed of// --Many children feel ashamed of their parents.// be ashamed to be/do sth// --Their behaviour makes me ashamed to be British.//

ashamed at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

42 Moby Thesaurus words for "ashamed":
abashed, abject, blushing, chagrined, chapfallen,
conscience-smitten, conscience-stricken, contrite, crestfallen,
crushed, discomfited, embarrassed, full of remorse, hangdog,
humbled, humiliated, mean, mortified, out of countenance, penitent,
red-faced, regretful, remorseful, repentant, repining, rueful,
self-accusing, self-condemning, self-convicting, self-debasing,
self-flagellating, self-humiliating, self-punishing,
self-reproaching, shamed, shamefaced, shamefast, shameful,
sheepish, sorry, unhappy about, wistful

Ashamed at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ashamed \A*shamed"\, a. [Orig. a p. p. of ashame, v. t.]
Affected by shame; abashed or confused by guilt, or a
conviction or consciousness of some wrong action or
impropriety. ``I am ashamed to beg.'' --Wyclif.

All that forsake thee shall be ashamed. --Jer. xvii.
13.

I began to be ashamed of sitting idle. --Johnson.

Enough to make us ashamed of our species. --Macaulay.

An ashamed person can hardly endure to meet the gaze of
those present. --Darwin.

Note: Ashamed seldom precedes the noun or pronoun it
qualifies. By a Hebraism, it is sometimes used in the
Bible to mean disappointed, or defeated.

ashamed at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

ashamed
adj : used of persons; feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or
remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt
ashamed of my torn coat" [syn: {ashamed(p)}] [ant: {unashamed}]

ashamed at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Pronunciation

* Inter: audio » en-us-ashamed.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective

Inter: en-ad » j
  • Feeling shame or guilt.

    Antonyms

    * proud

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » feeling shame or guilt
    • Breton: Inter: t+ » br|mezhek
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|засрамен
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|慚愧|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|惭愧|tr=cánkuì|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|羞愧|tr=xiūkuì|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|zahanbený
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|beschaamd
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|häpeissään, Inter: t- » fi|nolostunut
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|honteux
    • German: Inter: t- » de|beschämt
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ντροπαλός|tr=dropalόs


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Ido: Inter: t+ » io|shamanta
  • Irish: expressed by a phrase using the noun Inter: t- » ga|náire "shame"
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|恥ずかしい|tr=はずかしい, hazukashii
  • Kurdish: Inter: t+ » ku|şermezar, Inter: t+ » ku|rûreş
  • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|пристыженный|tr=pristýžennyj, Inter: qualifier » e.g. мне (mne) Inter: t+ » ru|стыдно|tr=stýdno, Inter: qualifier » e.g. мне (mne) Inter: t+ » ru|совестно|tr=sóvestno
  • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|posramljen|alt=pòsrāmljen, Inter: t- » sh|postiđen|alt=pòstīđen
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|avergonzado, Inter: t+ » es|abochornado, Inter: t+ » es|apenado
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|skamsen

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Verb

    ashamed
  • Inter: past of » ashame

  • Translation: ar » ashamed
    Translation: de » ashamed
    Translation: et » ashamed
    Translation: es » ashamed
    Translation: fa » ashamed
    Translation: fr » ashamed
    Translation: ko » ashamed
    Translation: io » ashamed
    Translation: it » ashamed
    Translation: ku » ashamed
    Translation: li » ashamed
    Translation: hu » ashamed
    Translation: mg » ashamed
    Translation: ml » ashamed
    Translation: my » ashamed
    Translation: fj » ashamed
    Translation: ja » ashamed
    Translation: pl » ashamed
    Translation: sm » ashamed
    Category: simple:ashamed -
    Translation: fi » ashamed
    Translation: sv » ashamed
    Translation: ta » ashamed
    Translation: te » ashamed
    Translation: vi » ashamed
    Translation: zh » ashamed

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