Being embarrassed after being caught in a lie is an example of being ashamed.
Not admitting to others that you don’t know how to swim is an example of being ashamed.
Ashamed of my torn coat.
Ashamed to ask for help.
Are you ashamed for having lied?
Origin of ashamed
- Middle English from Old English āsceamod past participle of āsceamian to feel shame ā- intensive pref. sceamian to feel shame
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition