shamefast

[ sheym-fast, -fahst ]
/ ˈʃeɪmˌfæst, -ˌfɑst /

adjective Archaic.

Origin of shamefast

before 900; Middle English schamfast shamefaced, orig., modest, bashful, Old English sc(e)amfæst; see shame, fast1

Related forms

shame·fast·ly, adverbshame·fast·ness, noun
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