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Shamefaced

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shamefaced

Easily confused or put out of countenance; diffident; bashful; modest. Your shamefaced virtue shunned the people's prise. (Dryden)

Shamefaced was once shamefast, shamefacedness was shamefastness, like steadfast and steadfastness; but the ordinary manifestations of shame being by the face, have brought it to its present orthography. Shamefaced, Shamefacedness.

Origin: For shamefast; AS. Scamfst. See Shame, and Fast firm.