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feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse

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I have always considered myself cleverer than any of the people surrounding me, and sometimes, would you believe it, have been positively ashamed of it.
She was ashamed of Isabella, and ashamed of having ever loved her.
Though he had always been poor, the possibility of not having enough to eat had never occurred to him; it was not the sort of thing that happened to the people among whom he lived; and he was as ashamed as if he had some disgraceful disease.
After that, when we went in to supper, the place and the meal would have a more homely look than ever, and I would feel more ashamed of home than ever, in my own ungracious breast.
Oh, aren't you ashamed of yourself--aren't you ashamed?
I am ashamed to bother you in this way; but Mary might listen to what you said, if you mentioned the subject to her--I mean about my going into the Church.
Fly, Fly, I am ashamed of you," Mary was saying in a grave contralto.
When the strange idea flashed across her that his words had reference to himself, she was incredulous, and ashamed of entertaining it.
At first he was ashamed to show himself among his fellow foxes.
Of course, such tiny heads could not contain any great amount of brains, and the Whimsies were so ashamed of their personal appearance and lack of commonsense that they wore big heads made of pasteboard, which they fastened over their own little heads.
Then you will no longer be ashamed because your big strong bodies have such teenty-weenty heads.
Why, you have commended the book so warmly, that you should be ashamed of reading your name before the dedication.
15 (ANI): The Congress on Thursday took potshots at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after a photo of Rajasthan Health Minister Kali Charan Saraf urinating on the walls of the pink city went viral and said the government should be ashamed and apologise.
We feel ashamed when Narendra Modi goes abroad and dons bright flamboyant colours and rich dupattas and shawls, speaking in his old Gujarati theatre days' dialogue delivery.
Experiencing it needn't be something to be ashamed of - and there are steps you can take to soften the emotional blow that often comes with hair loss.