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Spanish translation of “shame”


noun /ʃeim/
(often with at) an unpleasant feeling caused by awareness of guilt, fault, foolishness or failure I was full of shame at my rudeness He felt no shame at his behaviour. dishonour or disgrace The news that he had accepted bribes brought shame on his whole family. (with a) a cause of disgrace or a matter for blame It’s a shame to treat a child so cruelly. (with a) a pity What a shame that he didn’t get the job! shameful adjective disgraceful shameful behaviour. shamefully adverb
shamefulness noun shameless adjective without shame; blatant
desvergonzado, sinvergüenza
a shameless liar shameless deception.
not modest a shameless woman.
shamelessly adverb
shamelessness noun shamefaced adjective showing shame or embarrassment 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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