Synonyms of shameful in English:

shameful


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adjective

1‘no one can justify such shameful behaviour’

SYNONYMS
disgraceful, deplorable, despicable, contemptible, dishonourable, discreditable, reprehensible, base, mean, low, blameworthy, unworthy, ignoble, shabby, inglorious, infamous, unprincipled, shocking, scandalous, outrageous, abominable, atrocious, appalling, disgusting, vile, odious, monstrous, heinous, unspeakable, loathsome, sordid, bad, wicked, immoral, nefarious, indefensible, inexcusable, unforgivable
informal low-down, hateful
archaic knavish, dastardly, scurvy
rare egregious, flagitious
ANTONYMS

admirable, honourable, laudable

2‘are you saying that my father had a shameful secret of some sort?’

SYNONYMS
embarrassing, mortifying, shaming, humiliating, degrading, ignominious
informal blush-making
ANTONYMS

praiseworthy