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Meaning of “shameless” in the English Dictionary

"shameless" in British English

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shamelessadjective

uk   us   /ˈʃeɪm.ləs/ disapproving
not ​ashamed, ​especially about something ​generallyconsideredunacceptable: She is ​completely shameless about her ​ambition. They ​seem to have a shameless ​disregard for ​truth. behaving in a way ​intended to ​attractsexualinterest, without ​feelingashamed about it: She's a shameless hussy.
shamelessly
adverb uk   us   /-li/ disapproving
The ​company has shamelessly ​abandoneditsprinciples. She's shamelessly having an ​affair with her friend's ​husband.
shamelessness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of shameless from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"shameless" in American English

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shamelessadjective

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