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Dictionary definition for: Shameful

1. (s) (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat" "inglorious defeat" "an opprobrious monument to human

2. (s) giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation; "scandalous behavior" "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time"

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