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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An unfortunate development; A painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt.

Usage examples (34)
  • One mistake brought shame to all his family
  • How he dares to do anything but hang his head in shame is beyond me.
  • We went not gathering ghosts, but the shriek of your shame is arisen
  • Perhaps her shame is also directed at her fellow Democrats who voted for the bill? for more
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