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Meaning of word shame from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

shame   noun

Meaning : A painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt.

Meaning : A state of dishonor.

Example : One mistake brought shame to all his family.
Suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison.

Synonyms : disgrace, ignominy

Meaning : An unfortunate development.

Example : It's a pity he couldn't do it.

Synonyms : pity

shame   verb

Meaning : Bring shame or dishonor upon.

Example : He dishonored his family by committing a serious crime.

Synonyms : attaint, disgrace, dishonor, dishonour

Bestow honor or rewards upon.

Today we honor our soldiers.
The scout was rewarded for courageous action.
honor, honour, reward

Meaning : Compel through a sense of shame.

Example : She shamed him into making amends.

Meaning : Cause to be ashamed.

खरी-खोटी सुनाकर निरुत्तर और लज्जित करना।

विपक्षी ने सरकार को आड़े हाथों लिया।
आड़े हाथों लेना

Meaning : Surpass or beat by a wide margin.