Definitions of shame:
  • noun:   a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
  • noun:   a state of dishonor
    Example: "One mistake brought shame to all his family"
  • noun:   an unfortunate development
  • verb:   compel through a sense of shame
    Example: "She shamed him into making amends"
  • verb:   surpass or beat by a wide margin
  • verb:   cause to be ashamed
  • verb:   bring shame or dishonor upon

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