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Imagine being in a therapy session and disclosing the most shameful, hurtful thing that was ever done to you and then have that publicized to the community during an SVP proceeding.

Your comments are extremely offensive, shameful and dangerous.

It’s shameful that a judge has to force the Treasury to do their job.

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To use our parks as his own personal playground is shameful, and a slap in the face to the American people.

“It is shameful that an institution that discriminates against LGBT Americans received nearly $1 million in taxpayer funds,” Kyle Herrig, president of government watchdog Accountable.

Good for her—but what a shameful indictment of Planet Fashion.

This is a degrading and shameful state which no man or woman should be forced to endure.

What other shameful secrets might a search of his Internet history turn up unrelated to his months swooning over ISIS?

The complete and utter lack of compassion or a clue exhibited by these people is shameful in the extreme.

This country has a long, violent and shameful history of our system being set up to value white people over people of color.

And he stood up in the shameful fall of the people: in the goodness and readiness of his soul he appeased God for Israel.

It would be perfectly shameful if some San Francisco girl snapped him up—and you know what they are.

Pale as a ghost, her fingers intertwined in a convulsive grip, she knelt by her cousin's bed and told her shameful story.

Her descendants have been exempted from the taille (poll tax)—a mean and shameful recompense!

Is there any violent and shameful passion in existence to which we cannot apply the same language?


On this page you'll find 100 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shameful, such as: dastardly, disgraceful, embarrassing, flagrant, heinous, and humiliating.

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