shame

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʃeɪm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ʃeɪm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(shām)


Inflections of 'shame' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
shames
v 3rd person singular
shaming
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
shamed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
shamed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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shame

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. was [hot, flustered] with shame
  2. it seems a shame to [waste, turn down]
  3. it was a shame to [lose, waste, miss]
  4. it was a shame (that) he couldn't [come, make it, play]
  5. what a shame you can't [come]
  6. brought shame on the [company, family, team, organization]
  7. (has) brought shame upon his [family, parents, ancestors]
  8. it's a shame because
  9. it's a real shame (that)
  10. that's such a shame
  11. shame on you!
  12. for shame!
  13. this new [computer, car, presenter] puts the old one to shame
  14. a deep [feeling, pang, sense] of shame
  15. a [man, woman, child, person, politician, crook] without shame
  16. do you have no shame?
v
  1. shame him [publicly, privately]
  2. shame him for his [acts, actions]
  3. shamed him for [going]
  4. shame him into [going, doing, making, fixing]
  5. shamed and [humiliated, disgraced, embarrassed]
  6. shamed but not [humiliated]
  7. shamed the [country, family]
  8. shamed the [whole, entire] [country]
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