ashamed · adjective never before noun /əˈʃeɪmd/Full view
Nouns: shame
Adjectives: ashamed, shameful, shameless
Verbs: shame
Adverbs: shamefully, shamelessly
B1 feeling guilty or embarrassed about something you have done
Dictionary examples:

You've got nothing to be ashamed of.

She ought to be ashamed of herself - talking to her mother like that!

He was ashamed to admit to his mistake.

I was ashamed that I'd made so little effort.

I felt so ashamed of myself for making such a fuss.

Learner example:

He felt very ashamed and didn't know what to do. (First Certificate in English; B2; Polish)

be ashamed of sb
B2 to be angry and disappointed with a family member or friend because they have behaved badly
Dictionary example:

My brother was so rude to Jane - I was ashamed of him.

Learner example:

I was very ashamed of them. [They] came from [my] own country. (First Certificate in English; B2; Japanese)

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