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Shamelessness   Listen

Behavior marked by a bold defiance of the proprieties and lack of shame.  Synonym: brazenness.

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"Shamelessness" Quotes from Famous Books

... Of all brazen shamelessness! You might at least borrow some sense of decency, if you have none of ...
— Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi • Plautus Titus Maccius

... perverse animal, instead of rejoicing at my complete success, I beheld it with astounded and indignant eyes. There was something cynical in that unconcealed alteration, the true Jacobus shamelessness. I felt as though I had been cheated in some rather complicated deal into which I had entered against my better judgment. Yes, cheated without any regard for, at least, the forms ...
— 'Twixt Land & Sea • Joseph Conrad

... she burst out, "amazes me. I am incredulous that I really see you in my home, that you really have the shamelessness to force yourself into my presence! It is an unforgivable affront that you should pretend love for me and aspire to be my husband and all the while be philandering after a freedwoman; but that you should parade yourself on the high road with her all the way from your villa to Rome, with ...
— Andivius Hedulio • Edward Lucas White

Words linked to "Shamelessness" :   brazenness, boldness, shameless, hardiness, hardihood, daring

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