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Definition of shamefacedly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

shamefacedly

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˌʃeɪmˈfeɪstli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʃeɪmˈfeɪstli//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌʃeɪmˈfeɪsɪdli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʃeɪmˈfeɪsɪdli//
 
 
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in a way that shows that you feel ashamed because you have done something bad or stupid synonym sheepishly He smiled rather shamefacedly.