ashamed: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (u-shāmd'), [key]
- feeling shame; distressed or embarrassed by feelings of guilt, foolishness, or disgrace: He felt ashamed for having spoken so cruelly.
- unwilling or restrained because of fear of shame, ridicule, or disapproval: They were ashamed to show their work.
- (esp. of children) bashful; timid.
- ashamed (Thesaurus)