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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.
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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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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ISLAMABAD -- Fund raising drive was started in the best interest of the country and those who are terming it beggary should be shameful, Supreme Court Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked on Tuesday.
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday told the Lok Sabha that the shelter home incidents in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh are"sad and shameful"and assured the House that steps would be taken to prevent recurrence of such acts.