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#3651 - 06/28/00 06:10 AM shame less/ful
Loc: NJ, USA
From a practical usage standpoint (i.e. if used in sentences) what is the difference between shameless and shameful?
#3652 - 06/28/00 05:25 PM Re: shame less/ful
I'll give an example.
shameless = having no shame; without decency or modesty
The boy was shameless in the way he flaunted the stolen bicycle.
shameful = causing or deserving shame, scandalous
The way in which the boys had vandalised the school was shameful.
I hope that helps!
#3653 - 06/29/00 05:07 AM Re: shame less/ful
Loc: Melbourne, Australia
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