from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Indicative of shame; ashamed.
- adjective Extremely modest or shy; bashful.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Modest; bashful; originally
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Easily confused or put out of countenance; diffident; bashful; modest.
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bashful, showing modestyor embarrassment
ashamed, displaying shame, especially by blushingin the face.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective extremely modest or shy
- adjective showing a sense of shame
- adjective showing a sense of guilt
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[By folk etymology from obsolete shamefast, bashful, ashamed, from Middle English, from Old English sceamfæst : sceamu, shame + fæst, fixed; see fast.]
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alteration of the now archaic shamefast
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