• IPA: /əˈʃeɪmd/


  1. Feeling shame or guilt.
    • 1560, [William Whittingham et al., transl.], The Bible and Holy Scriptures Conteyned in the Olde and Newe Testament. […] (the Geneva Bible), Geneva: Printed by Rouland Hall, OCLC 557472409 ↗, Isaiah XLII:17, folio 298, verso ↗:
      They ſhal be turned backe : they ſhal be greatly aſhamed, that truſt in grauẽ images, and ſay to the molten images, Ye are our gods.
    • 1859, Horace Mann, Address at Antioch College:
      Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
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  1. Simple past tense and past participle of ashame

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