Antonyms of adj shameful

2 senses of shameful

Sense 1
black, disgraceful, ignominious, inglorious, opprobrious, shameful -- ((used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice")

INDIRECT (VIA dishonorable) -> honorable, honourable -- (worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect; "an honorable man"; "led an honorable life"; "honorable service to his country")

Sense 2
disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shocking -- (giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation; "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time")

INDIRECT (VIA immoral) -> moral -- (concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles; "moral sense"; "a moral scrutiny"; "a moral lesson"; "a moral quandary"; "moral convictions"; "a moral life")

Similarity of adj shameful

2 senses of shameful

Sense 1
black, disgraceful, ignominious, inglorious, opprobrious, shameful -- ((used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice")
       => dishonorable (vs. honorable), dishonourable -- (lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor; "dishonorable in thought and deed")

Sense 2
disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shocking -- (giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation; "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time")
       => immoral (vs. moral) -- (deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong)

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