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  Words related to shame

Related / Similar Words: pity, disgrace, ignominy, dishonor, dishonour, attaint

 

Definition:
  • an unfortunate development; "it''s a pity he couldn''t do it";
  • 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";
  • surpass or beat by a wide margin;
  • cause to be ashamed;
  • compel through a sense of shame; "She shamed him into making amends";
  • bring shame or dishonor upon; "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime";

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    Hyponyms: conscience, self-disgust, self-hatred, embarrassment, humiliation, obloquy, opprobrium, odium, reproach, discountenance, foul, befoul, defile, maculate

     

    Derivational Morphology: dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, discredit, ignominy

     

    Anagrams: Shema

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: vergonya   Chinese: 羞辱  
    Dutch: schaamte and schande   Estonian: häbi  
    Finnish: häpeä   French: honte  
    German: Scham and Schande   Greek: ντροπή  
    Hungarian: szégyen   Italian: vergogna  
    Japanese:   Korean: 수치  
    Portuguese: vergonha   Russian: стыд  
    Spanish: vergüenza   Swedish: skam and synd  
    Telugu: సిగ్గు  
     
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