shamefulness


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shame·ful

 (shām′fəl)
adj.
1.
a. Causing shame; disgraceful.
b. Giving offense; indecent.
2. Obsolete Full of shame; ashamed.

shame′ful·ly adv.
shame′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shamefulness - unworthiness meriting public disgrace and dishonor
unworthiness - the quality or state of lacking merit or value
scandalousness - disgracefulness that offends public morality

shamefulness

noun
Translations
خِزْي، إخْجال، إلحاق العار بِ
hanebnost
flovhed
skömm
utanmazlık

shamefulness

[ˈʃeɪmfʊlnɪs] Nvergüenza f, lo vergonzoso

shamefulness

shame

(ʃeim) noun
1. (often with at) an unpleasant feeling caused by awareness of guilt, fault, foolishness or failure. I was full of shame at my rudeness; He felt no shame at his behaviour.
2. dishonour or disgrace. The news that he had accepted bribes brought shame on his whole family.
3. (with a) a cause of disgrace or a matter for blame. It's a shame to treat a child so cruelly.
4. (with a) a pity. What a shame that he didn't get the job!
verb
1. (often with into) to force or persuade to do something by making ashamed. He was shamed into paying his share.
2. to cause to have a feeling of shame. His cowardice shamed his parents.
ˈshameful adjective
disgraceful. shameful behaviour.
ˈshamefully adverb
ˈshamefulness noun
ˈshameless adjective
1. without shame; blatant. a shameless liar; shameless deception.
2. not modest. a shameless woman.
ˈshamelessly adverb
ˈshamelessness noun
ˈshamefaced adjective
showing shame or embarrassment. He was very shamefaced about his mistake.
put to shame
to make feel ashamed of something or to make seem to be of poor quality by showing greater excellence. Your beautiful drawing puts me/mine to shame.
to my/his etc shame
it is a cause of shame to me, him etc that. To my shame, my daughter always beats me at chess.
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This finding suggests that counselors working with clients with TTM might benefit from attending to clients' feelings of shamefulness surrounding their inability to "just stop pulling" (Penzel, 2003).
Studies on mathematics anxiety reported two primary implications for pre-service and in-service teachers: a) mathematically anxious individuals lack the ability to do well in mathematics, have lower mathematics achievements, avoid mathematics classes, have limited college majors and career choices, and experience guilty feelings and shamefulness (Ma, 1999), b) pre-service teachers who experience mathematics anxiety, have lower self-efficacy concerning their effectiveness as mathematics teachers (Hadfield 1994).
Blaming and pressurizing the women instead of the offender gives the criminal more vigour to continue his acts of shamefulness.
In Karachi nevertheless, Hiroko feels her appearance and behaviour is a source of shamefulness for her son.
234) The mere presence of the penalties sent an important signal of deterrence and of the shamefulness of the conduct.
It's a direct line from slavery to the treatment of black suspects today, and we need to acknowledge the shamefulness of that history.
Innumerable pilgrims in various sizes, shapes and colors are bowed with shamefulness for their follies and asking for divine forgiveness.
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I have come to look somewhat differently at the shamefulness of the presence of the word "nigger" in his poetry than I did when I began reading for this essay, when I simply knew that I wished for the Stevensian community to register a shamed reaction at the racism of his corpus.
Hence, we may risk forwarding the assumption that the linguistic restrictions imposed on people communicating within the sphere of sex should have triggered the formation of a large number of lexical items to veil the shamefulness, embarrassment or, even, contamination associated with the more direct appellations.
This covetous man like many other in the novel violated proverbially the principles of shamefulness and dignity which Muturi and Wangari regarded as sacred.