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adjective as in disgraced

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Every time a victim comes forward and is shamed, judged, or ridiculed, I remember what it felt like to not be believed.

(3)  Businesses that ask creative professionals to work in exchange for “exposure” should be publicly named and shamed.

Being shamed by her church was tantamount to losing her community and her job.

But such branding ostracizes that behavior, like the film should be forced to wear a dunce cap and publicly shamed in the corner.

It was her flaws, her failures, her struggles with her weight and her self-esteem, and her refusal to be shamed by them.

“I would be shamed to death,” Jessie declared, her face flushing almost angrily, for sometimes Amy did try her.

Many will be shamed into apology, who would annoy you for hours, if you encouraged them by acts of rudeness on your own part.

And Genevieve, remembering Elsie's shamed, red face, decided suddenly that Elsie's secret was not hers to tell.

Then, hurriedly, with flushed cheeks and shamed eyes, she thrust the letter out of sight under the papers.

"I did indeed," Hilda replied, and bent her shamed head upon her hands again in the confession.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shamed, such as: embarrassed, humiliated, abashed, chagrined, mortified, and ashamed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.