Shameless Shame"less, a. [AS. scamle['a]s.] 1. Destitute of shame; wanting modesty; brazen-faced; insensible to disgrace. ``Such shameless bards we have.'' --Pope. [1913 Webster]

Shame enough to shame thee, wert thou not shameless. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Indicating want of modesty, or sensibility to disgrace; indecent; as, a shameless picture or poem. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Impudent; unblushing; audacious; immodest; indecent; indelicate. [1913 Webster] -- {Shame"less*ly}, adv. -- {Shame"less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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