Definitions of shame

  1. To cover with reproach or ignominy; to dishonor; to disgrace.
  2. To mock at; to deride.
  3. To mortify; cover with reproach; to make ( a person) do a thing through the sense of shame or disgrace.
  4. To make ashamed: to cause to blush: to cover with reproach.
  5. To make ashamed; disgrace.
  6. bring dishonor upon
  7. surpass or beat by a wide margin
  8. cause to be ashamed
  9. compel through a sense of shame; " She shamed him into making amends"
  10. To make ashamed; to cause to blush; to disgrace; to mock at.
  11. To fill with shame; to cause to blush.
  12. 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.
  13. Reproach incurred or suffered; dishonor; ignominy; derision; contempt.
  14. The cause or reason of shame; that which brings reproach, and degrades a person in the estimation of others; disgrace.
  15. The parts which modesty requires to be covered; the private parts.
  16. To be ashamed; to feel shame.
  17. A painful sensation caused by the consciousness of wrongdoing, immodesty, or dishonor; that which causes a sensation of guilt; reproach; sense of decency.
  18. The feeling caused by the exposure of that which ought to be concealed, or by a consciousness of guilt: the cause the shame: dishonor: ( B.) the parts of the body which modesty requires to be concealed.
  19. Sense of disgrace; disgrace; modesty.
  20. A painful sense of guilt or degradation, something that makes ashamed; a disgrace.
  21. A painful sensation due to a sense of guilt or dishonour; the cause of shame; disgrace; reproach.
  22. The uneasy sensation of mind produced by a consciousness of guilt or loss of reputation; the pain or emotion arising from the thought of another person beholding us, or something connected with us, with contempt, indignation, or disgust; that which brings reproach, and degrades in the estimation of others; reproach; dishonour; disgrace.
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