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KK Pronunciation

〔 ʃem 〕


〔 ʃeim 〕

Overview of noun shame

The noun shame has 3 senses

  • shame -- (a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt)

  • shame, disgrace, ignominy -- (a state of dishonor; "one mistake brought shame to all his family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison")

  • pity, shame -- (an unfortunate development; "it's a pity he couldn't do it")

Overview of verb shame

The verb shame has 4 senses

  • dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, shame -- (bring shame or dishonor upon; "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime")

  • shame -- (compel through a sense of shame; "She shamed him into making amends")

  • shame -- (cause to be ashamed)

  • shame -- (surpass or beat by a wide margin)