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Synonyms for shamed

showing a sense of guilt

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suffering shame

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This appears to be resolved in the dream by their only being 'eyes for one' to avoid seeing and being shamed by the other's gaze.
While celebrities face constant scrutiny from strangers online, our survey respondents were more likely to be shamed by relatives and acquaintances.
The interpretive demands made by the ambiguity of voice, here, ask the reader to distinguish and straddle these positions, as we are invited both to identify and variously and unstably to identify with the shamer and the shamed.
The closer feelings of shame are to a person's core identity shaping values and the more the social context in which they are shamed means to that person, the deeper the impact (Madianou 2012: 5, 6).
In fact, internally shamed individuals tend to believe they exist negatively in the mind of the others, and to negatively compare themselves with them.
The median score for shame (median=16) in the data suggests that 50 percent or more of the students who completed the survey at times felt shamed by others in reference to a range of personal attributes.
Now that the Bear and Stearns's executives have been cleared, they can legitimately say that they bear no responsibility for what happened and hence have absolutely no reason to be shamed.
1 : to make ashamed <I was shamed by my actions.
Even in America, often a woman's first response to sexual harassment or assault is to feel soiled and shamed, as if she had brought the unwanted advances on herself.
Shamed people often feel exposed, powerless, and worthless (Hoffman, 1998; Tangney & Dearing, 2002).
Deacon realizes that Zechariah Morgan banished his twin because "He saw something that shamed him.
Who cares if anybody bleats about human rights and the psychological damage that can be done to a teenager named and shamed like that?
Moreover, the stigmatizing effects of publicizing crime are costly for the people being shamed, and these costs have the potential to deter shamed convicts from repeating their criminal acts.
Finally, the mental anguish associated with being publicly shamed surely doesn't exceed the mental and physical anguish criminals feel when they are imprisoned, where they face the very real danger of being physically and mentally abused by other prisoners.