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shame

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of shame

  1. 1 a feeling of responsibility for wrongdoing racked with shame over her actions of the previous week Synonyms contriteness, contrition, penitence, regret, remorse, remorsefulness, repentance, rue, self-reproach, guiltRelated Words compunction, misgiving, prick, qualm, scruple; blame, culpability, fault; liability, rap, responsibility; chagrin, embarrassment; anguish, distress, grief, ruth, sadness, sorrow; bloodguilt, bloodguiltiness; apology, excuses, hand-wringing, mea culpaAntonyms impenitence, remorselessness

  2. 2 a regrettable or blameworthy act it's a shame you won't be able to come to the party Synonyms disgrace, pity, crime, sinRelated Words outrage, scandal

  3. 3 the state of having lost the esteem of others left the room in shame after his angry outburst Synonyms discredit, disesteem, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, disgraceRelated Words scandal; contempt, despite, disdain, scorn; deprecation, disapprobation, disapproval, disfavor; abasement, debasement, debasing, degradation, dust, humbling, humiliation; blot, brand, shadow, slur, smirch, spot, stain, stigma, taintNear Antonyms admiration, appreciation, estimation, regard; awe, fear, reverence; fame, glory, renown, reputeAntonyms esteem, honor, respect




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