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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 your actions are right or wrong: When the senator wanted something from a colleague, he first resorted to shameless flattery. shameless manipulation of the press
shamelessly
adverb  us   /ˈʃeɪm·ləs·li/
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"shameless" in British English

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shamelessadjective

uk   /ˈʃeɪm.ləs/  us   /ˈʃeɪm.ləs/ disapproving
not ashamed, especially about something generally considered unacceptable: She is completely 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   /ˈʃeɪm.ləs.li/  us   /ˈʃeɪm.ləs.li/ disapproving
The company has shamelessly abandoned its principles. She's shamelessly having an affair with her friend's husband.
shamelessness
noun [U] uk   /ˈʃeɪm.ləs.nəs/  us   /ˈʃeɪm.ləs.nəs/
(Definition of shameless from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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