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Noun
Plural for a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior
“Ted would never live down the shame of the incident with his zipper.”
Noun
Plural for a loss of respect or esteem resulting from a shameful act
“Your aunt has brought shame upon us by deserting us!”
Noun
Plural for a regrettable or unfortunate situation or action
“It's a shame you won't be able to make it to our wedding.”
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for a feeling of responsibility for some wrongdoing
“I felt a pang of shame at telling my mother a lie.”
Verb
To cause to feel shame
“If you discover any misappropriation, please name and shame the culprits.”
Verb
To bring shame on
“Harry had not done much of any consequence, either to shame his family or to make them proud.”
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