Kept under control; subdued or moderate:
The definition of crestfallen is being very disappointed or depressed.
Hard to understand; confusing
Having or showing a consciousness of one's defects or shortcomings; not overly proud; not self-assertive; modest
The definition of ashamed is feelings of remorse or embarrassment, usually because you did something wrong or foolish.
Embarrassed, as by consciousness of a fault:
showing a sense of guilt; ; - Eric Linklater
Find another word for shamefaced. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for shamefaced, like: humiliated, modest, restrained, retiring, crestfallen, perplexed, humble, reserved, resigned, ashamed and guilty.