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mid-1500s the word "shamefacedness" comes to replace it.
Which is why it was with no small measure of shamefacedness that I found myself preparing my dinner on the weekend based on an advert for a well known brand of soft cheese commonly eaten by clouddwelling I find glass Blanc angels.
(9.) No doubt readers of the Messenger would have seen the humor (or possibly irony) in this quotation, which references 1 Timothy 2.9: "In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with braided hair, and gold or pearls, or costly raiment" (American Standard Bible).
Any pride we have in ourselves won't last long so the only answer is to prostrate ourselves to mortification and accept that life is a merry-go-round of self-abasement, deflation, shamefacedness and disgrace.
Spenser makes much of the gaze, according to Krier, 157-63, dealing with "shamefastness" (shamefacedness).
Their irritation at my apparent dawdling and then their shamefacedness, manifested as self-righteous "why didn't you say so?" expressions, when they see the Bump.