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Shamefaced
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Shamefaced as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

1 May 2021
Last seen in: The Sun Cryptic

We found 59 answers for the crossword clue 'Shamefaced', the most recent of which was seen in the The Sun Cryptic.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Shamefaced a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Shamefaced as an answer itself some 24 times.

Shamefaced is a single word clue made up of 10 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Sun Cryptic' on Saturday, 01 May 2021 with the answer being SHEEPISH, we also found SHEEPISH to be the most popular answer for this clue.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Showing a sense of shame
  • Extremely modest or shy; "cheerfully bearing reproaches but shamefaced at praise"- H.O.Taylor
  • Showing a sense of guilt; "a guilty look"; "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

COY SURINDER SOBTI
Showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement; "a politician coy about his intentions"

RED SURINDER SOBTI
Red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood

SHY
A quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"

4 Letters

MEEK SURINDER SOBTI
Evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant; "compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others"; "a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott; "she looked meek but had the heart of a lion"; "was submissive and subservient"

5 Letters

MOUSY SURINDER SOBTI
Infested with mice

SORRY SURINDER SOBTI
Feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone; "felt regretful over his vanished youth"; "regretful over mistakes she had made"; "he felt bad about breaking the vase"

TIMID SURINDER SOBTI
People who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"

6 Letters

DEMURE SURINDER SOBTI
Affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way

GUILTY
Showing a sense of guilt; "a guilty look"; "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater

MODEST SURINDER SOBTI
Limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country"

RUEFUL SURINDER SOBTI
Feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses

SHAMED
Suffering shame

7 Letters

ABASHED
Feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious; "felt abashed at the extravagant praise"; "chagrined at the poor sales of his book"; "was embarrassed by her child's tantrums"

ASHAMED SURINDER SOBTI
Feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat"

AWKWARD SURINDER SOBTI
Socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner; "awkward and reserved at parties"; "ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know"; "was always uneasy with strangers"

BASHFUL SURINDER SOBTI
Disposed to avoid notice; "they considered themselves a tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody know it"; (`blate' is a Scottish term for bashful)

CRUSHED SURINDER SOBTI
Subdued or brought low in condition or status; "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit"

HANGDOG
Frightened into submission or compliance

HUMBLED SURINDER SOBTI
Subdued or brought low in condition or status; "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit"

WISTFUL SURINDER SOBTI
Showing pensive sadness; "the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty"

8 Letters

BLUSHING SURINDER SOBTI
Having a red face from embarrassment or shame or agitation or emotional upset; "the blushing boy was brought before the Principal"; "her blushful beau"; "was red-faced with anger"

CONFUSED SURINDER SOBTI
Mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"

REDFACED SURINDER SOBTI

REPINING SURINDER SOBTI

SHAMEFUL SURINDER SOBTI
(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"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice"

SHEEPISH
Showing a sense of shame

SKITTISH SURINDER SOBTI
Unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)

TIMOROUS SURINDER SOBTI
Timid by nature or revealing timidity; "timorous little mouse"; "in a timorous tone"; "cast fearful glances at the large dog"

9 Letters

CHAGRINED SURINDER SOBTI
Feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious; "felt abashed at the extravagant praise"; "chagrined at the poor sales of his book"; "was embarrassed by her child's tantrums"

CHASTENED SURINDER SOBTI

CONSCIOUS SURINDER SOBTI
(followed by `of') showing realization or recognition of something; "few voters seem conscious of the issue's importance"; "conscious of having succeeded"; "the careful tread of one conscious of his alcoholic load"- Thomas Hardy

DIFFIDENT SURINDER SOBTI
Lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"

MORTIFIED SURINDER SOBTI
Made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride; "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street"; "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work"; "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister"

REGRETFUL SURINDER SOBTI
Feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone; "felt regretful over his vanished youth"; "regretful over mistakes she had made"; "he felt bad about breaking the vase"

SHAMEFAST SURINDER SOBTI

10 Letters

CHAPFALLEN SURINDER SOBTI
Brought low in spirit; "left us fatigued and deflated spiritually"

HUMILIATED SURINDER SOBTI
Made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride; "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street"; "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work"; "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister"

REMORSEFUL SURINDER SOBTI
Feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses

STAMMERING SURINDER SOBTI

11 Letters

CRESTFALLEN SURINDER SOBTI
Brought low in spirit; "left us fatigued and deflated spiritually"

DISCOMFITED SURINDER SOBTI
People who are defeated; "the Romans had no pity for the defeated"

EMBARRASSED
Made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride; "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street"; "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work"; "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister"

12 Letters

INARTICULATE SURINDER SOBTI
Without or deprived of the use of speech or words; "inarticulate beasts"; "remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal"; "inarticulate with rage"; "an inarticulate cry"

SELFACCUSING SURINDER SOBTI

SELFDEBASING SURINDER SOBTI

SELFEFFACING SURINDER SOBTI

UNHAPPYABOUT SURINDER SOBTI

13 Letters

FULLOFREMORSE SURINDER SOBTI

SELFCONSCIOUS SURINDER SOBTI

SELFPUNISHING SURINDER SOBTI

UNCOMFORTABLE SURINDER SOBTI
Providing or experiencing physical discomfort; "an uncomfortable chair"; "an uncomfortable day in the hot sun"

14 Letters

SELFCONDEMNING SURINDER SOBTI

SELFCONVICTING SURINDER SOBTI

15 Letters

SELFHUMILIATING SURINDER SOBTI

SELFREPROACHING SURINDER SOBTI

16 Letters

OUTOFCOUNTENANCE SURINDER SOBTI

SELFFLAGELLATING SURINDER SOBTI

17 Letters

CONSCIENCESMITTEN SURINDER SOBTI

18 Letters

CONSCIENCESTRICKEN SURINDER SOBTI

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