shame

All Noun Verb
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  • The shame of it all, though, is that so little has changed.
  • I've never felt any shame in saying this is what I wanted to do.
  • This action is intended to "shame" the person into following a particular course of action.
  • They continue to her village where she is rejected by her family due to the shame felt by her father.
  • Japanese society is still very much a shame society.
  • The shame upon me and my administration would have been in not struggling for something better.
  • The response will likely be something viewed as pride or shame about themselves.
  • He left a long note expressing shame at the previous night's events.
  • In shame, and quickly running out of money, Philip leaves the house for good.
  • It shames us to say this, but we must see matters as they are. Cited from Montlivet, by Alice Prescott Smith
  • The central theme of the novel is that violence is born out of shame.
  • They withdrew very quickly under international and national pressure and shame.
  • She also discovered that young men, including her brothers, shared the feeling of shame over losing to girls.
  • He argued that when we feel shame or pride it is due to what we think others view us as.
  • After this incident, he left the team in shame of his behavior.
  • I will do something that will shame you.
  • These events caused her great shame and she never spoke of them to Martouf.
  • It is a shame to ask people what church they belong to.
  • Very common is the use of shame through private or, especially, public humiliation.
  • He brings them out of their shame and they agree to help.
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Meaning of shame

  • noun A painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
  • noun A state of dishonor
    one mistake brought shame to all his family, suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison
  • verb Compel through a sense of shame
    She shamed him into making amends
  • verb Cause to be ashamed
  • verb Surpass or beat by a wide margin