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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ashamed /əˈʃemd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·shamed a.  Affected by shame; abashed or confused by guilt, or a conviction or consciousness of some wrong action or impropriety. “I am ashamed to beg.”
    All that forsake thee shall be ashamed.   --Jer. xvii. 13.
    I began to be ashamed of sitting idle.   --Johnson.
    Enough to make us ashamed of our species.   --Macaulay.
    An ashamed person can hardly endure to meet the gaze of those present.   --Darwin.
 Note:Ashamed seldom precedes the noun or pronoun it qualifies. By a Hebraism, it is sometimes used in the Bible to mean disappointed, or defeated.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : used of persons; feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or
            remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt
            ashamed of my torn coat" [syn: ashamed(p)] [ant: unashamed]