shamefacedness
noun see shamefaced

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shamefacedness — index disgrace Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Shamefacedness — Shamefaced Shame faced , a. [For shamefast; AS. scamf[ae]st. See {Shame}, n., and {Fast} firm.] Easily confused or put out of countenance; diffident; bashful; modest. [1913 Webster] Your shamefaced virtue shunned the people s prise. Dryden. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shamefacedness — shamefaced ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing shame. DERIVATIVES shamefacedly adverb shamefacedness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • shamefacedness — See shamefacedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • shamefacedness — noun The characteristic of being shamefaced …   Wiktionary

  • shamefacedness — n. state of being ashamed, humiliation, guiltiness; shyness, bashfulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shamefacedness — shame·faced·ness …   English syllables

  • shamefacedness — noun feeling embarrassed about yourself • Syn: ↑sheepishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sheepish (for: ↑sheepishness), ↑shamefaced • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • shan —  shamefacedness, bashfulness Line …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • sheepishness — noun feeling embarrassed about yourself • Syn: ↑shamefacedness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sheepish, ↑shamefaced (for: ↑shamefacedness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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