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English definition of “shamefaced”


adjective uk   /ˌʃeɪmˈfeɪst/ us  
awkward and embarrassed or ashamed: He looked somewhat shamefaced when he realized his mistake.Ashamed and embarrassed
adverb uk   /-li/ /-ˈfeɪ.sɪ us  
Ashamed and embarrassed
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