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shame

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a feeling of responsibility for wrongdoing
  • racked with shame over her actions of the previous week

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2 a regrettable or blameworthy act
  • it's a shame you won't be able to come to the party

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3 the state of having lost the esteem of others
  • left the room in shame after his angry outburst

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shame

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of shame (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of shame was before the 12th century

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“Shame.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shame. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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