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shameless

adjective  /ˈʃeɪm·ləs/ us  
being something you should be ashamed of: It was a shameless display of cowardice. Shameless also means done without worrying about whether your actions are right or wrong: When the senator wanted something from a colleague, he first resorted to shameless flattery. shameless manipulation of the press
shamelessly
adverb  /ˈʃeɪm·ləs·li/ us  
Translations of “shameless”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無恥的,不要臉的, 猥褻的,傷風敗俗的…
in Russian бесстыдный…
in Turkish utanmaz, arsız, yüzsüz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无耻的,不要脸的, 猥亵的,伤风败俗的…
in Polish bezwstydny…
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