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shame

(shām)
n.
a. A painful emotion caused by the awareness of having done something wrong or foolish: felt shame for cheating on the exam.
b. Respect for propriety or morality: Have you no shame?
c. Psychiatry A pervasive, negative emotional state, usually originating in childhood, marked by chronic self-reproach and a sense of personal failure.

shame

A distressing emotion involving a strong sense of having transgressed against a social or moral code. Shame is always relative to current mores or to the upbringing of the person concerned.
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The provincial minister said that another shameful incident of ink throwing at Foreign Minister
The provincial minister said that another similar shameful incident took place on March 10 where ink was thrown on Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif while he was addressing a workers' convention.
It is shameful and morally indefensible that the Government turns its back on us.
Utterly shameful how bureaucracy belonging to PAS has chosen to protest over accountability and arrest of Cheema, clearly SS's front man.
The UK Government now need to listen to the BMA, as well as many other organisations who are calling out the rape clause for what it really is - absolutely shameful.
Murtaza Javed Abbassi said that such shameful acts could not deter the government from its firm resolve to fight against terrorism.
The French authorities flatly condemn the shameful act committed on Thursday against the Moroccan ambassador's residence in France," said a statement by the French embassy in Rabat.
Really shameful how a full post- flood working season is wasted.
It is very sad that in 2015 we still have small minds with these shameful views.
Amnesty UK director Kate Allen said: "Until now the British government's response has been shameful, but finally foreign ministers seem to be waking up to the need to act.
PDSH called the report on the work done in the first 100 days of BDI's participation in the Government shameful and Spokesman Luan Tresi said that Albanians were witnesses of another shameful manifestation.
I condemn the cowardly and shameful terrorist attack on firemen in Budaiya.