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I raised my arms in victory after rolling awkwardly off the bars, then swallowed that pride and climbed down twice as slowly, ashamed of the instincts that led me there.

I don’t care how long has passed-Diane Sawyer should be ashamed of herselfFormer NBC anchor Matt Lauer was roundly chastised, too, for the footage that appears in the documentary.

He was a pornographer and should be measured as such, and you, sir, should be ashamed of yourself.

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Ask for a reversal of at least some of the fees, and also do not feel ashamed to say, “Please help me.”

High-sugar, high-fat, and high-calorie foods are deemed “sinfully delicious,” an indulgence to feel a little ashamed of.

Sabrine says that despite the private horror of what she was going through, she was too ashamed to tell her family.

And though I knew I should say something, I still felt ashamed.

For the first time since I put my acceptance letter in the mail, I woke up this morning ashamed of my alma mater.

Distraught, confused and ashamed, both men broke down in the courtroom, weeping like children and begging for forgiveness.

Indeed, many of the posters are, it seems, feeling ashamed about their actions.

The dog stood with hanging head and tail, as if ashamed he had let so many of his enemies get away unharmed.

Be ashamed of upbraiding speeches before friends: and after thou hast given, upbraid not.

And then Jolly Robin would feel ashamed that he had even thought of being so cruel to an infant bird, even if he was a Cowbird.

But she was very much ashamed of you—and so was I; and at last we all sent Captain Lovelock after you to bring you back.

A certain great authority once said that if he had made it he would have been ashamed of it.


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On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ashamed, such as: apologetic, bashful, contrite, distraught, distressed, and embarrassed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.