Definition for SHAME

SHAME, v.t.

  1. To make ashamed; to excite a consciousness of guilt or of doing something derogatory to reputation; to cause to blush. Who shames a scribbler, breaks a cobweb through. – Pope. I write not these things to shame you. – 1 Cor. iv.
  2. To disgrace. And with foul cowardice his carcass shame. – Spenser.
  3. To mock at. Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor. – Ps. xiv.

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