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Definition of "shamefacedness" [shamefacedness]

  • The characteristic of being shamefaced. (noun)

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Use "shamefacedness" in a sentence
  • "A certain shamefacedness appeared on his hard countenance – something like a blush, if that were a thing possible to conceive."
  • "There was a certain shamefacedness in her manner when at last she began to explain the object of her errand."
  • "And thus it is called shamefacedness, because the face exhibits the changes of the mind."