What does ashamed mean?

ashamed meaning in General Dictionary

afflicted with shame abashed or puzzled by shame or a conviction or awareness of some wrong activity or impropriety

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  • 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.

ashamed meaning in Urban Dictionary

How you feel when you masturbate.


ashamed meaning in Etymology Dictionary

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 The verb is outdated, nevertheless past participle resides on.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.


ashamed meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Affected by shame; abashed or confused by shame, or a conviction or awareness of some wrong action or impropriety.


Sentence Examples with the word ashamed

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.

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