Definition of ashamed in English:

ashamed

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Pronunciation: /əˈʃeɪmd
 
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adjective

[predic.]

Derivatives

ashamedly

adverb
More example sentences
  • However, my attention was diverted from the pages of the book as I found myself ashamedly eavesdropping on people who were unaware that the walls had ears listening to their passive conversation.
  • ‘Wow, this kinda feels like a refugee camp,’ I thought to myself, ashamedly.
  • Slinking a little ashamedly up to the receptionist's desk, I informed her that I was working here for the day.

Origin

Old English āscamod, past participle of āscamian 'feel shame', from ā- (as an intensifier) + the verb shame.

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