Shameful Shame"ful, a. 1. Bringing shame or disgrace; injurious to reputation; disgraceful. [1913 Webster]

His naval preparations were not more surprising than his quick and shameful retreat. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

2. Exciting the feeling of shame in others; indecent; as, a shameful picture; a shameful sight. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Disgraceful; reproachful; indecent; unbecoming; degrading; scandalous; ignominious; infamous. [1913 Webster] -- {Shame"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Shame"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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