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  Definition of shame
  1. an unfortunate development; "it''s a pity he couldn''t do it"
  2. a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
  3. a state of dishonor; "one mistake brought shame to all his family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison"
  4. surpass or beat by a wide margin
  5. cause to be ashamed
  6. compel through a sense of shame; "She shamed him into making amends"
  7. bring shame or dishonor upon; "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"
Similar Words: pity, disgrace, ignominy, dishonor, dishonour, attaint

 

Hyponyms: conscience, self-disgust, self-hatred, embarrassment, humiliation, obloquy, opprobrium, odium, reproach, discountenance, foul, befoul, defile, maculate

 

Derivational Morphology: dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, discredit, ignominy

 

Anagrams: Shema

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: vergonya   Chinese: 羞辱  
Dutch: schaamte and schande   Estonian: häbi  
Finnish: häpeä   French: honte  
German: Scham and Schande   Greek: ντροπή  
Hungarian: szégyen   Italian: vergogna  
Japanese:   Korean: 수치  
Portuguese: vergonha   Russian: стыд  
Spanish: vergüenza   Swedish: skam and synd  
Telugu: సిగ్గు  
 
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