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Dishonor vs. Shame

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Dishonornoun

(American spelling) dishonour

Shamenoun

Uncomfortable or painful feeling due to recognition or consciousness of impropriety, dishonor, or other wrong in the opinion of the person experiencing the feeling. It is caused by awareness of exposure of circumstances of unworthiness or of improper or indecent conduct.

‘When I realized that I had hurt my friend, I felt deep shame.’; ‘The teenager couldn’t bear the shame of introducing his parents.’;

Dishonorverb

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Shamenoun

Something to regret.

‘It was a shame not to see the show after driving all that way.’;

Dishonornoun

Lack of honor; disgrace; ignominy; shame; reproach.

‘It was not meet for us to see the king's dishonor.’; ‘His honor rooted in dishonor stood.’;

Shamenoun

Reproach incurred or suffered; dishonour; ignominy; derision.

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Dishonornoun

The nonpayment or nonacceptance of commercial paper by the party on whom it is drawn.

Shamenoun

The cause or reason of shame; that which brings reproach and ignominy.

Dishonorverb

To deprive of honor; to disgrace; to bring reproach or shame on; to treat with indignity, or as unworthy in the sight of others; to stain the character of; to lessen the reputation of; as, the duelist dishonors himself to maintain his honor.

‘Nothing . . . that may dishonorOur law, or stain my vow of Nazarite.’;

Shamenoun

That which is shameful and private, especially private parts.

Dishonorverb

To violate the chastity of; to debauch.

Shameinterjection

A cry of admonition for the subject of a speech, often used reduplicated, especially in political debates.

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Dishonorverb

To refuse or decline to accept or pay; - said of a bill, check, note, or draft which is due or presented; as, to dishonor a bill exchange.

Shameinterjection

(South Africa) Expressing sympathy.

‘Shame, you poor thing, you must be cold!’;

Dishonornoun

a state of shame or disgrace;

‘he was resigned to a life of dishonor’;

Shameverb

To feel shame, be ashamed.

Dishonornoun

lacking honor or integrity

Shameverb

(transitive) To cause to feel shame.

‘I was shamed by the teacher's public disapproval.’;

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Dishonorverb

bring shame or dishonor upon;

‘he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime’;

Shameverb

To cover with reproach or ignominy; to dishonor; to disgrace.

Dishonorverb

force (someone) to have sex against their will;

‘The woman was raped on her way home at night’;

Shameverb

(obsolete) To mock at; to deride.

Dishonorverb

refuse to accept;

‘dishonor checks and drafts’;

Shamenoun

A painful sensation excited by a consciousness of guilt or impropriety, or of having done something which injures reputation, or of the exposure of that which nature or modesty prompts us to conceal.

‘HIde, for shame,Romans, your grandsires' images,That blush at their degenerate progeny.’; ‘Have you no modesty, no maiden shame?’;

Shamenoun

Reproach incurred or suffered; dishonor; ignominy; derision; contempt.

‘Ye have borne the shame of the heathen.’; ‘Honor and shame from no condition rise.’; ‘And every woe a tear can claimExcept an erring sister's shame.’;

Shamenoun

The cause or reason of shame; that which brings reproach, and degrades a person in the estimation of others; disgrace.

‘O C sar, what a wounding shame is this!’; ‘Guides who are the shame of religion.’;

Shamenoun

The parts which modesty requires to be covered; the private parts.

Shameverb

To make ashamed; to excite in (a person) a comsciousness of guilt or impropriety, or of conduct derogatory to reputation; to put to shame.

‘Were there but one righteous in the world, he would . . . shame the world, and not the world him.’;

Shameverb

To cover with reproach or ignominy; to dishonor; to disgrace.

‘And with foul cowardice his carcass shame.’;

Shameverb

To mock at; to deride.

‘Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor.’;

Shameverb

To be ashamed; to feel shame.

‘I do shameTo think of what a noble strain you are.’;

Shamenoun

a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt

Shamenoun

a state of dishonor;

‘one mistake brought shame to all his family’; ‘suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison’;

Shamenoun

an unfortunate development;

‘it's a pity he couldn't do it’;

Shameverb

bring shame or dishonor upon;

‘he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime’;

Shameverb

compel through a sense of shame;

‘She shamed him into making amends’;

Shameverb

cause to be ashamed

Shameverb

surpass or beat by a wide margin

Shame

Shame is an unpleasant self-conscious emotion typically associated with a negative evaluation of the self; withdrawal motivations; and feelings of distress, exposure, mistrust, powerlessness, and worthlessness.

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