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Wordnet 3.0


1. feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse;
- Example: "are you ashamed for having lied?"
- Example: "felt ashamed of my torn coat"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ashamed \A*shamed"\, a. [Orig. a p. p. of ashame, v. t.] Affected by shame; abashed or confused by guilt, or a conviction or consciousness of some wrong action or impropriety. "I am ashamed to beg." --Wyclif. [1913 Webster] All that forsake thee shall be ashamed. --Jer. xvii. 13. [1913 Webster] I began to be ashamed of sitting idle. --Johnson. [1913 Webster] Enough to make us ashamed of our species. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] An ashamed person can hardly endure to meet the gaze of those present. --Darwin. [1913 Webster] Note: Ashamed seldom precedes the noun or pronoun it qualifies. By a Hebraism, it is sometimes used in the Bible to mean disappointed, or defeated. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ashamed adj 1: feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat" [ant: unashamed]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

42 Moby Thesaurus words for "ashamed": abashed, abject, blushing, chagrined, chapfallen, conscience-smitten, conscience-stricken, contrite, crestfallen, crushed, discomfited, embarrassed, full of remorse, hangdog, humbled, humiliated, mean, mortified, out of countenance, penitent, red-faced, regretful, remorseful, repentant, repining, rueful, self-accusing, self-condemning, self-convicting, self-debasing, self-flagellating, self-humiliating, self-punishing, self-reproaching, shamed, shamefaced, shamefast, shameful, sheepish, sorry, unhappy about, wistful