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Synonyms for shame

Synonyms for shame

a great disappointment or regrettable fact

to cause to feel embarrassment, dishonor, and often guilt


to damage in reputation

Synonyms for shame

a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt

an unfortunate development


Related Words

bring shame or dishonor upon

compel through a sense of shame

surpass or beat by a wide margin

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The Massachusetts end of the Blackstone River Canal and Towpath State Park is put to shame by the conditions found on the Rhode Island side.
11, where Paul announces "No one will be put to shame.
And the marvelously polished dancing of the SAB students (rehearsed by Olga Kostritzky and Garielle Whittle) put to shame the poorly rehearsed and miscast company production of the Balanchine masterwork Episodes.
Depending on which newspaper you prefer, you'll have read either "idle British workers put to shame by eager Eastern Europeans" or "one in three firms have to recruit migrants as they can't find Britons to fill vacant posts".
Apart from a select few overpriced five star hotels and restaurants whose palatial and tastefully decorated washrooms put to shame many an apartment and villa in terms of interior design and ambiance, it seems that this essential and overlooked necessity is usually treated with indifference and disregard.
That is why certain schools, churches and even power stations can survive from one century to another, examples of creative adaptation which put to shame the flotsam and jetsam which too often surrounds us.
But all these are put to shame by one company we calculated had a staggering 126 people at the event--7% of attendees.
Throughout the years, WEP has been put to shame by a series of independent studies from various academic and commercial institutions that have shown that an intruder equipped with the proper tools and a moderate amount of technical know-how can gain unauthorized access to a WLAN, even with WEP enabled.
The problem is, this is only one part of the job we'll have to perform if we want to avenge Newman of past injustices--and put to shame those who still dismiss the work today (the most vocal being Hilton Kramer and Robert Hughes).
The old arcades in Cardiff put to shame the new shopping developments with their uniform appearance and replicated shops.
Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul;
And yet when he talks about topics such as violence against gays, a passion comes into his voice and a fire burns in his eyes that put to shame all the shallow words of the "glossy" politicians who say whatever they feel is politically correct.
Mammals romping around Mongolia 40 million years ago could put to shame the stars of modern zoos.
Be prepared to be put to shame by the admittedly over-the-top collection of teddy bears at Frank and Carolyn Powers' home in Westlake Village.
In the variety and ingenuity of their feminine tricks, female flowers and insects put to shame the mother cum five daughters husband-hunting team of Mrs.