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shameless

adjective uk   us   /ˈʃeɪm.ləs/ disapproving
not ashamed, especially about something generally considered unacceptable: She is quite shameless about her ambition. They seem to have a shameless disregard for truth. behaving in a way intended to attract sexual interest, without feeling ashamed about it: She's a shameless hussy.
shamelessly
adverb uk   us   /-li/ disapproving
The government has shamelessly abandoned its principles. She's shamelessly having an affair with her friend's husband.
shamelessness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
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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