Shame

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Definition

shame: embarrassment, humiliation, disgrace
noun
He has no shame. He is never embarrassed, he is not scared of what people think. (negative)

to be, to feel ashamed: to be, to feel embarrassed, guilty, humiliated
verb
You should be ashamed of yourself. How could you eat all of my wedding cake?

that's a shame: that's a pity, that's bad luck, that's unfortunate
idiom

Examples

  • "It was a shame."
  • "Hannah : Philip you should be ashamed!"
  • "Dr. Gilchrist : That's a shame."
  • "It's a shame really."
  • "It's a shame that I didn't think of it."
  • "Kiwi bloke : Oh, that's a shame."
  • "It is nothing to be ashamed of-"
  • "It would be a shame to have to bother Bruno with this."
  • "Rage. Shame. Embarrassment."
  • "You should be ashamed of yourself."

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