shamelessness

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Shameless \Shame"less\, adjective [AS. scamle['a]s.]

1. Destitute of shame; wanting modesty; brazen-faced; insensible to disgrace. "Such shameless bards we have." --Pope.

Shame enough to shame thee, wert thou not shameless. --Shak.

2. Indicating want of modesty, or sensibility to disgrace; indecent; as, a shameless picture or poem.

Syn: Impudent; unblushing; audacious; immodest; indecent; indelicate. -- {Shame"less*ly}, adverb -- {Shame"less*ness}, noun

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

shamelessness

noun

1: behavior marked by a bold defiance of the proprieties and lack of shame [syn: {shamelessness}, {brazenness}]


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