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shamefaced

shame·faced

shamefaced

 
pronunciation:
sheIm feIst
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: expressing shame; showing embarrassment.
a shamefaced answera shamefaced look
antonyms:
unrepentant
similar words:
sheepish
definition 2: indicating modesty or shyness.
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derivations: shamefacedly (adv.), shamefacedness (n.)