What is another word for shame?

1539 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ʃˈe͡ɪm], [ ʃˈe‍ɪm], [ ʃ_ˈeɪ_m]

The word "shame" can be replaced with a number of synonyms that capture the essence of feeling embarrassed or disgraceful. Some examples include "humiliation," which refers to the feeling of being publicly embarrassed, often as a result of a mistake or wrongdoing. Another synonym is "mortification," which refers to a feeling of humiliation or embarrassment that is so severe it causes physical discomfort. "Guilt" is another word that can be used instead of shame, referring to the feeling of blameworthiness for something one has done wrong. Other synonyms for shame include "disgrace," "embarrassment," and "regret." Each of these words can be used to describe the feeling of shame experienced in different situations.

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What are the opposite words for shame?

The word "shame" denotes a feeling of embarrassment or humiliation that arises due to the realization of wrongdoing. The antonyms of "shame" include pride, confidence, and comfort. Pride can be defined as an immense sense of self-respect that results from one's achievements and accomplishments. Confidence refers to the belief in oneself and one's abilities. Comfort denotes a feeling of ease and contentment that arises from one's situation or surroundings. Other antonyms of "shame" include honor, dignity, respect, and self-esteem. These words denote positive character traits that are inherently opposed to the negative connotations of "shame.

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Usage examples for Shame

Ought we to feel no shame that the Lord is still in want of what we can give?
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
"shame on ye, Jamie," Anna said.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
Isn't that a shame?
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester

Famous quotes with Shame

  • If a man suffers ill, let it be without shame; for this is the only profit when we are dead. You will never say a good word about deeds that are evil and disgraceful.
    Aeschylus
  • I once loved this game. But after being traded four times, I realized that it's nothing but a business. I treat my horses better than the owners treat us. It's a shame they've destroyed my love for the game.
    Richie Allen
  • You know the great irony is that people think you have to have money to enjoy fine food, which is a shame.
    Ted Allen
  • It's a shame in a way that people come and go with one album.
    Marc Almond
  • Guys would sleep with a bicycle if it had the right color lip gloss on. They have no shame. They're like bull elks in a field.
    Tori Amos

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