OTHER WORDS FOR shame
Idioms about shame
- to cause to suffer shame or disgrace.
- to outdo; surpass: She played so well she put all the other tennis players to shame.
Origin of shame
synonym study for shame
OTHER WORDS FROM shame
How to use shame in a sentence
Class disparity was chasmic, inflation had reached a point of inanity and the country seemed to hang its head in shame.Almost anarchy: The Style Council and the smooth sounds of sophisti-pop|Mina Tavakoli|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
“This whole enterprise operated under such a shadow of stigma and shame back then,” he said.Woman sues after learning ‘anonymous’ sperm donor was her own fertility doctor|Rachel Weiner|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
In personal conversation, we should not blame, or guilt, or shame—but ask questions without assuming what the other person will answer.How Christians should react to the 2020 election results|jakemeth|November 12, 2020|Fortune
One of the big challenges to overcome is this feeling of guilt and shame that’s attached to the status of being food insecure.‘What we’ve seen since covid has been a precipitous increase in need,’ says Feeding America CEO|KK Ottesen|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
There’s no shame in getting tips, but you should be able to figure puzzles out this early in a game.‘Bugsnax’ is charming and funny, but sapped by vexing gameplay|Harold Goldberg|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Question their actions or motives and you are “victim shaming” and “victim blaming.”What the U-VA Rape Case Tells Us About a Victim Culture Gone Mad|Lizzie Crocker|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nothing says class like a middle-aged woman shaming two teenaged girls on social media for not being Stepford Children!
The stigma of sexual assault runs deep in Syrian culture as it does across the Middle East; rape is shaming and casts dishonor.Escaping Assad’s Rape Prisons: A Survivor Tells Her Story|Jamie Dettmer|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And so the shaming of them, the public taking them down a peg or two, become moments to savor.
But can women like Ramadei succeed in using Internet shaming for more pointed acts of political good against male misbehavior?Online Shaming Gives Creeps the Spotlight They Deserve|Samantha Allen|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Oh, back of all this shaming hurt with Lawson and George Sutton was another shame, that went deeper and deeper still.The Wayfarers|Mary Stewart Cutting
A wise monitor was Hua Manu, shaming me to silence in our cursed banishment.Summer Cruising in the South Seas|Charles Warren Stoddard
"There's such a thing as shaming people out of injustice," continued Mr. Daw.Trevlyn Hold|Mrs. Henry Wood
Nothing made him so mad as to suspect any body of flatterin him, or shaming in any way.
But there it stood again, transporting and shaming and refusing to be silenced by prayers or reproach.The Song of Songs|Hermann Sudermann
British Dictionary definitions for shame
- to disgrace
- to surpass totally
- an expression of sympathy
- an expression of pleasure or endearment
Derived forms of shameshamable or shameable, adjective
Word Origin for shame
Other Idioms and Phrases with shame
In addition to the idiom beginning with shame
- shame on you
- crying shame
- for shame
- put to shame