Meaning of ASHAMED in English


[adjective] [after verb] - feeling guilty, anxious or awkward about something, or not approving of someoneShe ought to be thoroughly ashamed of herself for talking to her mother like that.Oliver Twist was not ashamed of asking for more food.He was not ashamed to ask for more. [+ to infinitive]He was not ashamed that he had shouted at her. [+ that clause]Owning an old car is nothing to be ashamed of.He was too ashamed to admit (that) he had forgotten her name. [+ to infinitive]I'm ashamed to be seen with you when you're behaving like that. [+ to infinitive]How on earth could you do such a thing? I'm so ashamed of you!I felt so ashamed when I heard what had happened.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.