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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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Heisenberg's scrupulous conscience, in Power's narrative, almost puts to shame the physicists of the Manhattan Project, who were largely untroubled by the terrible bomb they were building.
Clive Dutton's clearly thought out and well-written article puts to shame those who have written shameful articles in the past (Digby Jones, John James and Paul Dale to name but three, who should really know better).
In France, for example, most small towns will have a variety of arts venues that puts to shame what most communities in Wales, or indeed the rest of the UK, have access to.
It certainly puts to shame all the speculation about a bubble in the market.
It was trundled out at the Sydney Olympics and puts to shame the remote controlled 4x4 model that wheechs the kicking tee out at Murrayfield during top rugby games.
An extremely accomplished second outing by Catalonian helmer Marc Recha, "The Cherry Tree" puts to shame the usual Oscar-nominated foreign pics about the connection between a cute kid and adults.