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shame

US [ʃeɪm]
UK [ʃeɪm]
  • n.羞愧;羞耻;耻辱;惭愧
  • v.使羞愧(或惭愧);使蒙受耻辱;使丢脸
  • int.(表示同情或喜爱)真可惜
  • Web遗憾的事;羞辱
Simple Present:shames  Present Participle:shaming  Past Tense:shamed  
Shame
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n.
1.
[u]
羞耻;羞愧;惭愧the feelings of sadness, embarrassment and guilt that you have when you know that sth you have done is wrong or stupid
His face burned with shame.
他的脸因羞愧而发烫。
She hung her head in shame.
她羞愧地低下了头。
He could not live with the shame of other people knowing the truth.
别人知道了事情的真相,他羞得无地自容。
To my shame(= I feel shame that) I refused to listen to her side of the story.
使我感到惭愧的是,我拒绝听她对事情的解释。
2.
[u]
羞耻心;羞愧感the ability to feel shame at sth you have done
Have you no shame?
你就不知道羞耻吗?
3.
[sing]
令人惋惜的事;让人遗憾的事used to say that sth is a cause for feeling sad or disappointed
What a shame they couldn't come.
他们不能来了,真是遗憾。
It's a shame about Tim, isn't it?
蒂姆的事让人遗憾,你说是不是?
It's a shame that she wasn't here to see it.
真可惜,她没在这儿亲眼看看。
It would be a crying shame(= a great shame) not to take them up on the offer.
要是不接受他们的提议,将来后悔都来不及。
4.
[u]
耻辱;丢脸the loss of respect that is caused when you do sth wrong or stupid
There is no shame in wanting to be successful.
有抱负不是什么丢脸的事。
She felt that her failure would bring shame on her family.
她觉得她的失败会使家人蒙羞。
IDM
Their presentation put ours to shame.
他们的演出使我们的相形见绌。
put sb/sth to shame
大大胜过;使相形见绌;使自愧不如to be much better than sb/sth
Their presentation put ours to shame.
他们的演出使我们的相形见绌。
shame on you, him, etc.
(informal)
(责备时说)真丢脸,真不害臊used to say that sb should feel ashamed for sth they have said or done
v.
1.
~ sb
使羞愧(或惭愧)to make sb feel ashamed
His generosity shamed them all.
他的大度使他们都感到羞愧。
2.
~ sb
使蒙受耻辱;使丢脸to make sb feel that they have lost honour or respect
You have shamed your family.
你使你的家庭蒙受了耻辱。
int.
1.
(表示同情或喜爱)真可惜,太遗憾了,好极了,真棒used to express sympathy, or to show that you like sb/sth
Shame, she's so cute!
哇,她简直是太漂亮了!

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