- 1. shame, feeling
- usage: a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
- 2. shame, disgrace, ignominy, dishonor, dishonour
- usage: a state of dishonor; "one mistake brought shame to all his family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison"
- 3. pity, shame, misfortune, bad luck
- usage: an unfortunate development; "it's a pity he couldn't do it"
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- 1. dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, shame
- usage: bring shame or dishonor upon; "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"
- 2. shame, compel, oblige, obligate
- usage: compel through a sense of shame; "She shamed him into making amends"
- 3. shame, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
- usage: cause to be ashamed
- 4. shame, surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperform
- usage: surpass or beat by a wide margin
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