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From Middle English schameful, schamfull, from Old English *sċeamfull, sċeomfull, equivalent to shame +‎ -ful. Cognate with Danish skamfuld (shameful, shamefast, ashamed).

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shameful (comparative more shameful, superlative most shameful)

  1. Causing or meriting shame or disgrace; disgraceful
  2. Giving offense.

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