HyperDic: shame

English > 7 senses of the word shame:
NOUNfeelingshamea painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
stateshame, disgrace, ignominya state of dishonor
eventshame, pityan unfortunate / unfortunate development
VERBsocialshame, dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaintbring shame or dishonor upon
socialshamecompel through a sense of shame
emotionshamecause to be ashamed
competitionshamesurpass or beat by a wide margin
shame > pronunciation
Soundsshey'm
Rhymesacclaim ... tame: 34 rhymes with eym...
English > shame: 7 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt.
NarrowerconscienceA feeling of shame when you do something immoral
embarrassmentThe shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public
self-disgust, self-hatredshame resulting from strong dislike of yourself or your actions
BroaderfeelingThe experiencing of affective and emotional states
Spanishvergüenza
Catalanvergonya
Verbsshamecause to be ashamed
shamebring shame or dishonor upon
shamecompel through a sense of shame
English > shame: 7 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA state of dishonor.
Example"one mistake brought shame to all his family"
Synonymsdisgrace, ignominy
Narrowerhumiliationstate of disgrace or loss of self-respect
obloquy, opprobriumstate of disgrace resulting from public abuse
odiumstate of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior
reproachdisgrace or shame
Broaderdishonor, dishonourA state of shame or disgrace
Spanishdesgracia, deshonra, ignominia, sambenito, vergüenza
Catalanignomínia, vergonya
Verbsshamebring shame or dishonor upon
shamecompel through a sense of shame
English > shame: 7 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningAn unfortunate / unfortunate development.
Synonympity
Broadermisfortune, bad luckunnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate / unfortunate event
Spanishlástima, pena
Catalanllàstima, pena
English > shame: 7 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningBring shame or dishonor upon.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThe performance is likely to shame Sue
Synonymsdishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint
Narrowerfoul, befoul, defile, maculateSpot, stain, or pollute
Oppositehonor, honour, rewardbestow honor or rewards upon
Spanishabochornar, avergonzar, deshonrar
Catalanavergonyir-se, avergonyir, deshonrar
Nounsshamea painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
shamea state of dishonor
English > shame: 7 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningcompel through a sense of shame.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody into V-ing something
ModelThey shame him to write the letter; The performance is likely to shame Sue
Example"She shamed him into making amends"
Broadercompel, oblige, obligateForce somebody to do something
Spanishabochornar, avergonzar
Catalanavergonyir
Nounsshamea painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
shamea state of dishonor
English > shame: 7 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningCause to be ashamed.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Narrowerdiscountenancelook with disfavor on
Broaderarouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokeCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Spanishabochornar, avergonzarse, avergonzar
Catalanavergonyir-se, avergonyir, sufocar
Nounsshamea painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
English > shame: 7 senses > verb 4, competition
MeaningSurpass or beat by a wide margin.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot shame Sue
Broadersurpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperformBe or do something to a greater degree
Spanishaplastar, humillar

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