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ashamed

adjective [after verb] uk   us   /əˈʃeɪmd/
B1 feeling guilty or embarrassed about something you have done or about a quality in your character: You've got nothing to be ashamed of. She ought to be thoroughly ashamed of herself - talking to her mother like that! [+ to infinitive] He was ashamed to admit to his mistake. [+ that] I was ashamed that I'd made so little effort. I'm ashamed to be seen with you when you behave so badly! I felt so ashamed of myself for making such a fuss. I'm so ashamed of you (= embarrassed to be connected with you)!
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in Arabic خَجْلان…
in Korean 부끄러운…
in Malaysian perasaan malu…
in French honteux…
in Turkish utanmış, mahcup…
in Italian pieno di vergogna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 羞恥的,羞愧的, 不好意思的,難為情的…
in Russian стыдиться…
in Polish zawstydzony, ≈ wstydzić się…
in Vietnamese xấu hổ…
in Spanish avergonzado…
in Portuguese envergonhado…
in Thai ซึ่งละอายใจ…
in German sich schämen…
in Catalan avergonyit…
in Japanese (道徳的に)恥ずかしい…
in Indonesian malu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羞耻的,羞愧的, 不好意思的,难为情的…
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