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Adjective: shamed  sheymd
  1. Showing a sense of guilt
    "a shamed look";
    - guilty, hangdog, shamefaced
     
  2. Suffering shame
    - discredited, disgraced, dishonored [US], dishonoured [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: shame  sheym
  1. Bring shame or dishonour upon
    "he shamed his family by committing a serious crime";
    - dishonor [US], disgrace, dishonour [Brit, Cdn], attaint [archaic]
     
  2. Compel through a sense of shame
    "She shamed him into making amends"
     
  3. Cause to be ashamed
     
  4. Surpass or beat by a wide margin

See also: ashamed

Type of: arouse, compel, elicit, enkindle, evoke, exceed, fire, kindle, obligate, oblige, outdo, outgo [archaic], outmatch, outperform, outstrip, provoke, raise, surmount, surpass

Encyclopedia: Shamed

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