the painful feeling arising from the consciousness of something dishonorable, improper, ridiculous, etc., done by oneself or another:
She was overcome with shame.
susceptibility to this feeling:
to be without shame.
His actions brought shame upon his parents.
a fact or circumstance bringing disgrace or regret:
The bankruptcy of the business was a shame. It was a shame you couldn’t come with us.
verb (used with object), shamed, shaming.
to cause to feel shame; make ashamed:
His cowardice shamed him.
to publicly humiliate or shame for being or doing something specified (usually used in combination): kids who’ve been fat-shamed and bullied;
dog-shaming pictures of canines chewing up shoes.
to drive, force, etc., through shame:
He shamed her into going.
to cover with ignominy or reproach; disgrace.
for shame!, you should feel ashamed!:
What a thing to say to your mother! For shame!
put to shame,
to cause to suffer shame or disgrace.
to outdo; surpass:
She played so well she put all the other tennis players to shame.
a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of having done something dishonourable, unworthy, degrading, etc
capacity to feel such an emotion
ignominy or disgrace
a person or thing that causes this
an occasion for regret, disappointment, etc: it’s a shame you can’t come with us
put to shame
to surpass totally
(South African, informal)
an expression of sympathy
an expression of pleasure or endearment
to cause to feel shame
to bring shame on; disgrace
(often foll by into) to compel through a sense of shame: he shamed her into making an apology
name and shame, See name (sense 17)
noun 1. a Japanese plucked stringed instrument with a long neck, an unfretted fingerboard, and a rectangular soundbox
desert. (1.) One of the “dukes” of Edom (Gen. 36:13, 17). (2.) One of the sons of Jesse (1 Sam. 16:9). He is also called Shimeah (2 Sam. 13:3) and Shimma (1 Chr. 2:13). (3.) One of David’s three mighty men (2 Sam. 23:11, 12). (4.) One of David’s mighties (2 Sam. 23:25); called also […]
noun 1. flourished 1st century b.c, Hebrew rabbi: founder of Beth Shammai, school of hermeneutics.
noun 1. a person who shams.