Definitions

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  • adv. In a shameful manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a shameful manner; with indignity or indecency; disgracefully.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a dishonorable manner or to a dishonorable degree

Etymologies

shameful +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And Uncle Mallory treated us shamefully about them -- _shamefully_!

    The Testing of Diana Mallory

  • One is well hung, on the line; the other has been shamefully treated -- but _shamefully!

    The History of David Grieve

  • I felt myself shamefully -- no -- not _shamefully_, but _lamentably_ ignorant of many things.

    The Diary of an Ennuyée

  • Even worse has been the African Union, which he called "shamefully complacent."

    Reuters: Press Release

  • It is that core Democratic constituencies remain shamefully disposed to cut Obama slack, and show no sign of changing course, no matter how disparagingly Obama treats their interests.

    Andrew Levine: Clinton Again? It Could Happen Here

  • He also talked about the bonuses "shamefully" paid out by rescued Wall Street firms with TARP monies and their "arrogance and greed."

    Obama's Weekly Address 1/31/09: Good News and Bad News

  • You're right that the Paul character is presented as morally pure, but you're ignoring the fact that the person who manipulates him into doing things he doesn't want to do -- the person who treats him "shamefully", as you would put it -- is, once again, Broderick's character, who pushes the poor half-wit into running against Tracy purely because of his personal hatred of the girl.

    Hillary as Tracy Flick — the video.

  • Mpofu recently sent a resignation letter to the national editors forum (Sanef) charging that the media had behaved "shamefully" in its reporting of Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, accused of having a drink problem and a theft conviction.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Dali Mpofu, sent a resignation letter to the national editors forum charging that the media had behaved "shamefully" in much reporting of

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Rachelle Wilkins of the GMB told the BBC the trade union had got involved with the pub industry because licensees were being treated absolutely "shamefully" by pubcos.

    Rss news feed for Morning Advertiser

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