ashamed - definition and synonyms


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  1. feeling guilty or embarrassed because you have done something wrong, or think that you have not reached a standard that people expect

    I regret the incident and am deeply ashamed and embarrassed.

    ashamed of:

    He’s extremely ashamed of his behaviour last night.

    ashamed of yourself:

    You ought to be ashamed of yourself, using that kind of language!

    ashamed (that):

    I felt ashamed that I hadn’t visited her more often.