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Synonyms for shameful
ˈʃeɪm fəlshame·ful

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. shameful

    Synonyms:
    disgraceful, degrading, scandalous, outrageous, dishonorable, indecent, unbecoming

Princeton's WordNet

  1. black, disgraceful, ignominious, inglorious, opprobrious, shamefuladjective

    (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame

    "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice"

    Synonyms:
    pitch-dark, black-market, dim, fatal, inglorious, scurrilous, grim, calamitous, abusive, blackened, fateful, black, dark, sinister, opprobrious, bootleg, scandalous, disgraceful, smutty, contraband, pitch-black, smuggled, shocking, ignominious, disastrous, bleak, mordant

    Antonyms:
    honourable, moral, honorable

  2. disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shockingadjective

    giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation

    "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time"

    Synonyms:
    lurid, opprobrious, inglorious, shocking, scandalous, disgraceful, black, ignominious

    Antonyms:
    honorable, moral, honourable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shamefuladjective

    Synonyms:
    disgraceful, scandalous, dishonorable, disreputable, infamous, outrageous, ignominious, opprobrious, base, vile, villanous, nefarious, heinous, atrocious, wicked, dark

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shamefuladjective

    Synonyms:
    indecent, immodest, obscene, scandalous, disgraceful, reproachful, ignominious, infamous, flagitious, disreputable, vile, opprobrious

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How to use shameful in a sentence?

  1. Joe Biden:

    Exploiting vulnerable individuals for profit is shameful, as is political grandstanding around tragedy, and my administration will continue to do everything possible to stop human smugglers and traffickers from taking advantage of people who are seeking to enter the United States between ports of entry.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    He is talking about people you and I know isn't he, and when people and business everywhere rejected his hateful comments, did he apologize? No. He doubled down. It is shameful and no one should stand for it.

  3. Sergio Ramos:

    La Liga has lost credibility. We feel trampled upon and humiliated, it is a long time since I have seen something so grotesque and shameful that doesn't benefit us or Madrid. All of us lose credibility.

  4. Casey Michel:

    It's embarrassing, it's shameful. It's a blight on the Kennedy Center itself and its only going to continue aging poorly.

  5. Chapter President Valerie Butler:

    There are so many things that went wrong with this traffic stop, but it is indicative of what's happening around the country, and how officers walk away from cases with no disciplinary action, to include termination and or firing, it was shameful. It was embarrassing. It was disgusting.


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