Shame"ful (?), a.

1.

Bringing shame or disgrace; injurious to reputation; disgraceful.

His naval preparations were not more surprising than his quick and shameful retreat. Arbuthnot.

2.

Exciting the feeling of shame in others; indecent; as, a shameful picture; a shameful sight.

Spenser.

Syn. -- Disgraceful; reproachful; indecent; unbecoming; degrading; scandalous; ignominious; infamous.

-- Shame"ful*ly, adv. -- Shame"ful*ness, n.

 

© Webster 1913.

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