shameless etymology

English word shameless comes from Proto-Germanic *skamalausaz, and later Old English scamleas (Shameless, bold.)

Detailed word origin of shameless

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*skamalausaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
scamleas Old English (ang) Shameless, bold.
schomeleas Middle English (enm)
shameless English (eng) Having no shame, no guilt nor remorse over something considered wrong; immodest; unable to feel disgrace.