Definition of Shame
(of a person, action, or situation) make (someone) feel ashamed.
"Tell the truth and shame the devil".
a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior.
It's what mainly life is about - humiliation, embarrassment, shame and shyness, all the other things.
Example of Shame
‘I ran away,’ I quickly interjected, trying to get rid of the shame by exposing it quickly.
As long as she keeps running she can avoid the shame , guilt, anger and fear that all compete for dominance in her soul.
As with every truly well written story, it seems a shame to unravel all of the threads and to foreshadow all of the genuinely surprising twists in the plot.
Gwen do you want a brother who will most likely bring shame to your family or someone who cares?
He breathed shallowly trying to regain his breath, and let out a scream full of furry, hate, shame , humiliation, and pain.
He puts to shame any legitimate causes in the domain name battle.
He really is that good here and it was a shame he did not win the Oscar.
I - you know, it's such a shame to see all of this because, you know, Paula is such a supportive judge.
I can live with the shame if it means I'm more productive.
I took jazz-singing lessons and the teacher told me that we could never take the country out of my voice, and that it would be a shame to do so.