shameworthy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From shame +‎ -worthy.

Adjective[edit]

shameworthy (comparative shameworthier or more shameworthy, superlative shameworthiest or most shameworthy)

  1. Worthy of shame; shameful.
    • 2000, Liz Sayce, From psychiatric patient to citizen:
      It is still filled with the notion that users are blameworthy, shameworthy, to be invalidated and avoided.
    • 2009, Barbara Perry, Hate Crimes:
      [...] use of homophobic pejoratives will most certainly continue to compromise the psychological health of young homosexual and bisexual people by insidiously constructing their sexuality as something wrong, dangerous or shameworthy.