- shame on you,
Origin of shameful
Examples from the Web for shameful
Good for her—but what a shameful indictment of Planet Fashion.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is a degrading and shameful state which no man or woman should be forced to endure.The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror|David Keyes|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What other shameful secrets might a search of his Internet history turn up unrelated to his months swooning over ISIS?
The complete and utter lack of compassion or a clue exhibited by these people is shameful in the extreme.
It surely however gives a certain type of feller a thrill, dark and shameful though it may be.
On the way Bova bethought him how he could have deserved such a shameful death, and to lose his life in the flower of his days.The Russian Garland|Various
Her mother was nearly crazed, the whole village was gossiping the shameful story.Norine's Revenge; Sir Noel's Heir|May Agnes Fleming
But his heart was lifted in him, for he was leaving behind him a shameful death.Steve Yeager|William MacLeod Raine
Cruel news I bring to you, boys; and for myself'—he hung his head—'cruel news, shameful news?'For Faith and Freedom|Walter Besant
One which accused her of practising the shameful vices of antiquity.Later Queens of the French Stage|H. Noel Williams
Old English scamful "modest;" see shame (n.) + -ful. Meaning "disgraceful, causing shame" is from c.1300. Related: Shamefully; shamefulness. Middle English shamely (adv.) "shamefully" for some reason has fallen from use. Old English scamlic (adj.) "shameful, disgraceful," but this also could mean "modest."