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Translation of "shame" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /ʃeim/
(often with at) an unpleasant feeling caused by awareness of guilt, fault, foolishness or failure vergüenza, pena I was full of shame at my rudeness He felt no shame at his behaviour/behavior.
dishonour/dishonor or disgrace deshonra The news that he had accepted bribes brought shame on his whole family.
(with a) a cause of disgrace or a matter for blame vergüenza It’s a shame to treat a child so cruelly.
(with a) a pity pena, lástima What a shame that he didn’t get the job!
shameful adjective
disgraceful vergonzoso shameful behaviour/behavior.
shamefully adverb
vergonzosamente a shamefully poor performance.
shamefulness noun
vergüenza, deshonra
shameless adjective
without shame; blatant desvergonzado, sinvergüenza a shameless liar shameless deception.
not modest descarado a shameless woman.
shamelessly adverb
shamelessness noun
shamefaced adjective
showing shame or embarrassment avergonzado, apenado He was very shamefaced about his mistake.
put to shame
to make feel ashamed of something or to make seem to be of poor quality by showing greater excellence dejar a alguien en evidencia Your beautiful drawing puts me/mine to shame.
to my/his etc shame
it is a cause of shame to me, him etc that para mi vergüenza To my shame, my daughter always beats me at chess.
(Definition of shame from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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