Definition of shameful adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    shameful

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈʃeɪmfl//
     
     
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  1. 1that should make you feel ashamed synonym disgraceful
  2. 2 shameful behavior It was shameful the way she was treated. There is nothing shameful about being poor.
NAmE//ˈʃeɪmfəli//
 
adverb The buildings have been shamefully neglected.
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