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English definition of “shamefaced”

shamefaced

adjective     /ˌʃeɪmˈfeɪst/
awkward and embarrassed or ashamed: He looked somewhat shamefaced when he realized his mistake.Ashamed and embarrassed shamefacedly     /-li/ /-ˈfeɪ.sɪd.li/ adverb Ashamed and embarrassed
(Definition of shamefaced adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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