shame is part of the Basic English 850.
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Singular
shame

Plural
shames

  1. Someone feels shame when they know they did something wrong.
    The boy felt shame and gave back the candy he had taken.

VerbEdit

Plain form
shame

Third-person singular
shames

Past tense
shamed

Past participle
shamed

Present participle
shaming

  1. If you shame someone, you make them feel shame.

Related wordsEdit


Emotions or feelings (edit)
anger - confusion - embarrassment - envy - fear - happiness - hate - love - regret - sadness - shame - surprise - worry