Meaning of shame

Definition of shame

(noun) a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
a state of dishonor; "one mistake brought shame to all his family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison"
an unfortunate development; "it's a pity he couldn't do it"
(verb) bring shame or dishonor upon; "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"
compel through a sense of shame; "She shamed him into making amends"
cause to be ashamed

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