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See definition of shaming on Dictionary.com
  • as inopprobrious
  • as inoutrageous
  • as inshameful
  • as inmeanness

synonyms for shaming

  • calumniatory
  • contemptuous
  • contumelious
  • damaging
  • debasing
  • defamatory
  • defaming
  • denigrating
  • depreciative
  • derogative
  • despicable
  • despiteful
  • detractive
  • disgracing
  • dishonoring
  • disparaging
  • humiliating
  • hurting
  • injurious
  • insolent
  • insulting
  • invective
  • libeling
  • malevolent
  • malign
  • malignant
  • maligning
  • notorious
  • offending
  • offensive
  • pejorative
  • reproaching
  • reviling
  • scandalous
  • scurrilous
  • spiteful
  • truculent
  • vile
  • vitriolic
  • vituperative
  • vulgar
  • belittling
  • cheating
  • scolding
  • coveting
  • deceiving
  • defaming
  • defrauding
  • degrading
  • dishonoring
  • groveling
  • grudging
  • quarreling
  • sneaking

antonyms for shaming

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  • complimentary
  • flattering
  • kind
  • nice
  • praising
  • clean
  • gentle
  • mild
  • moral
  • acceptable
  • delightful
  • good
  • magnificent
  • pleasing
  • reasonable
  • sensible
  • wonderful
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How to use shaming in a sentence

Class disparity was chasmic, inflation had reached a point of inanity and the country seemed to hang its head in shame.
ALMOST ANARCHY: THE STYLE COUNCIL AND THE SMOOTH SOUNDS OF SOPHISTI-POPMINA TAVAKOLINOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“This whole enterprise operated under such a shadow of stigma and shame back then,” he said.
WOMAN SUES AFTER LEARNING ‘ANONYMOUS’ SPERM DONOR WAS HER OWN FERTILITY DOCTORRACHEL WEINERNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In personal conversation, we should not blame, or guilt, or shame—but ask questions without assuming what the other person will answer.
HOW CHRISTIANS SHOULD REACT TO THE 2020 ELECTION RESULTSJAKEMETHNOVEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
One of the big challenges to overcome is this feeling of guilt and shame that’s attached to the status of being food insecure.
‘WHAT WE’VE SEEN SINCE COVID HAS BEEN A PRECIPITOUS INCREASE IN NEED,’ SAYS FEEDING AMERICA CEOKK OTTESENNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
There’s no shame in getting tips, but you should be able to figure puzzles out this early in a game.
‘BUGSNAX’ IS CHARMING AND FUNNY, BUT SAPPED BY VEXING GAMEPLAYHAROLD GOLDBERGNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Any of them can talk about any of the others, their hopes and dreams, their secrets and shame.
CHRISTIE TATE’S ‘GROUP’ IS A SOMETIMES SALACIOUS LOOK AT THE SECRETS OF STRANGERSBETHANNE PATRICKNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
We give in to a desire that’s been ingrained into us, and we put ourselves at risk and subject ourselves to shame.
BEAUTY BUSINESSES ARE STRUGGLING WITHOUT USMELINDA FAKUADEOCTOBER 30, 2020VOX
In my 30 years, I have never elected the president of my country, and it is not something I say with pride, but rather with shame.
MY VOTE ON BEHALF OF THOSE WHO ARE EXCLUDEDYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZOCTOBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Take VirBELA, where employees craft a digital avatar and navigate a corporate campus that would put even the most lavish Silicon Valley firms to shame.
WHY ZOOM ISN’T THE FUTURE OF WORKTRACY MORANOCTOBER 26, 2020OZY
It’s a shame when you consider the wealth of free and delicious wild foods we’re surrounded by on so many backpacking trips.
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WORDS RELATED TO SHAMING

  • belittling
  • cheating
  • coveting
  • deceiving
  • defaming
  • defrauding
  • degrading
  • dishonoring
  • groveling
  • grudging
  • quarreling
  • scolding
  • shaming
  • sneaking
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.