ashamed

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From Middle English ashamed, aschamed, from Old English āsċeamod, past participle of Old English āsċeamian (to be ashamed), equivalent to a- +‎ shame +‎ -ed.

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ashamed (comparative more ashamed, superlative most ashamed)

  1. Feeling shame or guilt.
    • Horace Mann, Address at Antioch College, 1859
      Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.

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ashamed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of ashame