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Definition 1: extremely modest or shy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where shamefaced or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • cheerfully bearing reproaches but shamefaced at praise

(shamefaced is similar to ...) not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance

"a modest neckline in her dress covered her up to her collarbone"

Definition 2: showing a sense of shame - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for shamefaced in the sense of this definition

(shamefaced is similar to ...) feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse

"are you ashamed for having lied?" "felt ashamed of my torn coat"

Definition 3: showing a sense of guilt - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where shamefaced or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a guilty look
  • the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy

Synonyms for shamefaced in the sense of this definition

(shamefaced is similar to ...) feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse

"are you ashamed for having lied?" "felt ashamed of my torn coat"

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