afflicted with shame abashed or puzzled by shame or a conviction or awareness of some wrong activity or impropriety
- sensation pity or shame or shame or remorse
- Affected by pity; abashed or perplexed by shame, or a conviction or consciousness of some incorrect activity or impropriety.
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Old English asceamed "feeling pity, full of shame," past participle of ascamian "to feel pity," from a- intensive prefix + scamian "be ashamed, blush; cause pity" (see pity (v.)). The verb is outdated, nevertheless past participle resides on. Indicating "reluctant through anxiety about pity" is c.1300.
(a.) Affected by shame; abashed or confused by shame, or a conviction or awareness of some wrong action or impropriety.
I am sorry to record the fact that Jim was not only ashamed of his defeat but for a moment lost control of his temper.