Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb shame

4 senses of shame

Sense 1
dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, shame -- (bring shame or dishonor upon; "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime")

Sense 2
shame -- (compel through a sense of shame; "She shamed him into making amends")
       => compel, oblige, obligate -- (force somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form")

Sense 3
shame -- (cause to be ashamed)
       => arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke -- (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy")

Sense 4
shame -- (surpass or beat by a wide margin)
       => surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperform -- (be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class")

Antonyms of adj shamed

2 senses of shamed

Sense 1
guilty, hangdog, shamefaced, shamed -- (showing a sense of guilt; "a guilty look"; "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater)

INDIRECT (VIA ashamed) -> unashamed -- (used of persons or their behavior; feeling no shame)

Sense 2
discredited, disgraced, dishonored, shamed -- (suffering shame)

INDIRECT (VIA ashamed) -> unashamed -- (used of persons or their behavior; feeling no shame)

Similarity of adj shamed

2 senses of shamed

Sense 1
guilty, hangdog, shamefaced, shamed -- (showing a sense of guilt; "a guilty look"; "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric Linklater)
       => ashamed (predicate) (vs. unashamed) -- (feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat")

Sense 2
discredited, disgraced, dishonored, shamed -- (suffering shame)
       => ashamed (predicate) (vs. unashamed) -- (feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat")

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