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English adjective: shamefaced

1. shamefaced extremely modest or shy


SamplesCheerfully bearing reproaches but shamefaced at praise.


Similarmodest


Antonymsimmodest

2. shamefaced showing a sense of shame


Synonymssheepish


Similarashamed


Antonymsunashamed

3. shamefaced showing a sense of guilt


SamplesA guilty look.
The hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy.


Synonymsguilty, hangdog, shamed


Similarashamed


Antonymsunashamed









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