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He said to her much the same as he had said to me before lunch, with, perhaps, a little more shamefacedness.

Dick's rather combative look changed instantly into shamefacedness, and he shook hands again.

Germinie tried to push her away with a gesture of humility and the shamefacedness of a servant.

A sort of shamefacedness prevents him from avowing it, as a boy at boarding-school hides his homesickness, or a lad his love.

She turned and faced a dark, elderly personage, the robust dignity of whose bearing was now tempered with shamefacedness.


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On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shamefacedness, such as: confusion, contempt, guilt, humiliation, irritation, and remorse.

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