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synonyms for ashamed

  • apologetic
  • bashful
  • contrite
  • distraught
  • distressed
  • embarrassed
  • guilty
  • hesitant
  • humble
  • humbled
  • humiliated
  • regretful
  • reluctant
  • repentant
  • shy
  • sorry
  • abashed
  • blushing
  • chagrined
  • compunctious
  • conscience-stricken
  • crestfallen
  • debased
  • demeaned
  • disconcerted
  • flustered
  • meek
  • mortified
  • muddled
  • penitent
  • shamed
  • shamefaced
  • sheepish
  • stammering
  • stuttering
  • submissive
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antonyms for ashamed

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  • calm
  • confident
  • glad
  • happy
  • joyful
  • unrepentant
  • bold
  • defiant
  • immodest
  • shameless
  • unself-conscious
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How to use ashamed in a sentence

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.
A DAY’S DRIVE FROM CHICAGO, EXPLORING A VERY DIFFERENT ILLINOISCARSON VAUGHANFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
BRITNEY SPEARS’S CONSERVATORSHIP IS BACK IN COURT — AND BACK IN THE PUBLIC EYEASHLEY FETTERSFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He was a pornographer and should be measured as such, and you, sir, should be ashamed of yourself.
OUTING A CELEB SEX PEST AND MOURNING LARRY FLYNT … SORTAEUGENE ROBINSONFEBRUARY 11, 2021OZY
Ask for a reversal of at least some of the fees, and also do not feel ashamed to say, “Please help me.”
HINTS FROM HELOISE: DON’T GET HIT WITH PRICEY OVERDRAFT FEESHELOISE HELOISEJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
High-sugar, high-fat, and high-calorie foods are deemed “sinfully delicious,” an indulgence to feel a little ashamed of.
THERE ARE NO RULES FOR HEALTHY EATINGCHRISTINE BYRNEJANUARY 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
“I feel ashamed and guilty about what I have done, and I sincerely apologize to you all!”
ALIBABA’S JACK MA REEMERGES FROM THREE-MONTH ABSENCE AFTER CLASH WITH BEIJINGEVA DOU, LYRIC LIJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The members who are repeating those lies should be ashamed of themselves.
‘SIT DOWN!’ ‘NO, YOU SIT DOWN!’ DEMOCRAT’S SPEECH NEARLY TRIGGERS FISTFIGHT ON HOUSE FLOORTIMOTHY BELLA, LATESHIA BEACHUMJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If you know he’s all right and you ain’t ashamed then say YEAHHHHHH .
RAPHAEL WARNOCK’S CAMPAIGN FOR THE MORAL HIGH GROUNDCLYDE MCGRADYJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Australia’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, said China should be “utterly ashamed” and demanded an apology for the “repugnant” image.
DON’T UNDERESTIMATE THE CHEAPFAKEAMY NORDRUMDECEMBER 22, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
I’m pretty ashamed when I’m exceptionally comfortable in a top-end kit while she shivers in old Costco base layers and fleeces she’s owned since college.
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WORDS RELATED TO ASHAMED

  • ashamed
  • bewildered
  • bugged
  • chagrined
  • confounded
  • confused
  • crushed
  • discombobulated
  • disconcerted
  • embarrassed
  • fazed
  • fuddled
  • humbled
  • humiliated
  • in a tizzy
  • mortified
  • rattled
  • shamed
  • taken aback
  • ashamed
  • bashful
  • blushful
  • embarrassed
  • flushed
  • humiliated
  • red-faced
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