Plural: shamesties

Shameful situation; shame; embarrassment.


The professorial room would deserve he, verily, there are all those connexions therein. The transmitters and othersome eletrics. I must tidy it up, oyoy... I will get right on it tomorrow. Oyoyoyyyy, if I had only known a day afore! What a shamesty! What a shamesty... (Context: A visiting family will be spending a night unexpectedly on 5 Misty Road. Grandma Estela prepares rooms for them, frustrated that she did not have enough upfront time to do it properly. Source: J∙ Okram - The Mystery of the Rammed Key.)

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