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Shame meaning

shame - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. bring shame or dishonor upon; " he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"
  2. 2. A painful sensation excited by a consciousness of guilt or impropriety, or of having done something which injures reputation, or of the exposure of that which nature or modesty prompts us to conceal.
  3. 3. Reproach incurred or suffered; dishonor; ignominy; derision; contempt.
  4. 4. The cause or reason of shame; that which brings reproach, and degrades a person in the estimation of others; disgrace.
  5. 5. The parts which modesty requires to be covered; the private parts.
  6. 6. To make ashamed; to excite in ( a person) a comsciousness of guilt or impropriety, or of conduct derogatory to reputation; to put to shame.
  7. 7. To cover with reproach or ignominy; to dishonor; to disgrace.
  8. 8. To mock at; to deride.
  9. 9. To be ashamed; to feel shame.
  10. 10. Sense of disgrace; disgrace; modesty.
  11. 11. To make ashamed; disgrace.

shame - examples of usage

  1. " It's just a little shame, that's all. - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
  2. For shame on you! - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
  3. But shame had kept him, still kept him, would always keep him, from the ears of those he loved. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
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