from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Causing shame; disgraceful.
- adj. Giving offense; indecent.
- adj. Archaic Full of shame; ashamed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. causing or meriting shame or disgrace; disgraceful
- adj. giving offense
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Bringing shame or disgrace; injurious to reputation; disgraceful.
- adj. Exciting the feeling of shame in others; indecent
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Modest; shamefaced.
- Full of shame; tinged or permeated with a feeling of shame.
- That brings or ought to bring or put to shame; disgraceful; scandalous; as, shameful conduct.
- Synonyms Dishonorable, disreputable, outrageous, villainous, heinous, nefarious.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
- adj. giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
shame + -ful (Wiktionary)