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Noun
A painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior
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“Ted would never live down the shame of the incident with his zipper.”
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A loss of respect or esteem resulting from a shameful act
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“Your aunt has brought shame upon us by deserting us!”
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A regrettable or unfortunate situation or action
“It's a shame you won't be able to make it to our wedding.”
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A person, action, or situation that brings a loss of respect or honor
“It is a great shame that this stranger amongst us should win so much credit to the disadvantage of all the knights of Cornwall.”
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A feeling of responsibility for some wrongdoing
“I felt a pang of shame at telling my mother a lie.”
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A disrespectful or scornfully abusive remark or act
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The expression of disapproval or disappointment
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Something that causes disappointment
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A person's ruin or downfall
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A thing that causes disgust or loathing
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The state of being diffident, timid or shy
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Extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain
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A sudden sensation of misgiving
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A person's moral sense of right and wrong, viewed as acting as a guide to one's behaviour
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Verb
To cause to feel shame
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“If you discover any misappropriation, please name and shame the culprits.”
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To bring shame on
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“Harry had not done much of any consequence, either to shame his family or to make them proud.”
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To surpass or cause to seem insignificant in comparison
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That's a shame
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To expose or reveal the true nature or character of
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Blush, make rosy
Interjection
Used to express regret or disappointment about an unfortunate event or piece of information
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