Contemptible vs Shameless - What's the difference?

contemptible | shameless |


As adjectives the difference between contemptible and shameless

is that contemptible is deserving contempt while shameless is having no shame, no guilt nor remorse over something wrong; immodest; unable to feel disgrace.

contemptible

English

Alternative forms

* contemptable

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • deserving contempt
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  • , year=between 1812 and 1814 , author= , title= , chapter=1 , passage=Miss Ward’s match, indeed, when it came to the point, was not contemptible : Sir Thomas being happily able to give his friend an income in the living of Mansfield...}}

    Synonyms

    * despicable

    shameless

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • having no shame, no guilt nor remorse over something wrong; immodest; unable to feel disgrace
  • Derived terms

    * shamelessly * shamelessness