(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"
"an ignominious retreat"
"an opprobrious monument to human greed"
"a shameful display of cowardice"
giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation;
"the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"
"the most shocking book of its time"
- It was shameful of them to surrender.
- They considered her behaviour a shameful piece of snobbery.
- These shameful manoeuvres were aimed at securing his election.
- There is nothing shameful about that, since she was a witch who had used a pillow to deceive him.
We..consider it especially shameful that..Pope Pius XII should be wrongly portrayed.出自：Times
Psychiatric treatment was considered a shameful secret.出自： C. Easton