shameless

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English shameles, shamelees, schameles, schomeles, schomeleas, from Old English sċeamlēas, scamlēas(without shame; shameless), from Proto-Germanic *skamalausaz(shameless), equivalent to shame +‎ -less.

Cognate with West Frisian skamteleas(shameless), Dutch schaamteloos(shameless), German schamlos(shameless), Danish skamløs(shameless), Swedish skamlös(shameless), Icelandic skammlaus(shameless; unashamed).

Adjective[edit]

shameless ‎(comparative more shameless, superlative most shameless)

  1. having no shame, no guilt nor remorse over something considered wrong; immodest; unable to feel disgrace

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