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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shame·ful a.
 1. Bringing shame or disgrace; injurious to reputation; disgraceful.
    His naval preparations were not more surprising than his quick and shameful retreat.   --Arbuthnot.
 2. Exciting the feeling of shame in others; indecent; as, a shameful picture; a shameful sight.
 Syn: -- Disgraceful; reproachful; indecent; unbecoming; degrading; scandalous; ignominious; infamous.
 -- Shame*ful*ly, adv. -- Shame*ful*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : in a dishonorably manner or to a dishonorable degree; "his
            grades were disgracefully low" [syn: disgracefully, ingloriously,
             ignominiously, discreditably, dishonorably, dishonourably]