shame

shame(
sheym
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (regret)
a. la vergüenza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The shame he felt kept him awake at night for weeks.La vergüenza que sintió le quitó el sueño durante varias semanas.
b. la pena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I can't believe you don't feel any shame for what you did.No puedo creer que no sientas pena por lo que hiciste.
2. (pity)
a. la lástima
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
What a shame they missed the last bus! Now they have to go back on foot.¡Qué lástima que perdieran el autobús! Ahora tendrán que volver a pie.
b. la pena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
It's a shame that they didn't have this dress in my size.¡Qué pena que no tuvieran este vestido en mi talla!
3. (disgrace)
a. la deshonra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Think of the shame that will fall on your family if you keep stealing.Piensa en la deshonra que caerá sobre tu familia si sigues robando.
4. (modesty)
a. el pudor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
"Cover yourself up! Have you no shame?" shouted the old man."¡Cúbranse! ¿No tienen pudor?" grito el viejo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to make ashamed)
a. avergonzar
I shamed the passenger for putting his feet on the seat.Avergoncé al pasajero por poner los pies en el asiento.
6. (to bring disgrace upon)
a. deshonrar
The athlete's actions shamed the entire team.Las acciones del atleta deshonraron el equipo entero.
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shame
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (disgrace, guilt)
a. la vergüenza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
b. la pena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
to my shamepara mi vergüenza
to have no shameno tener vergüenza
shame on you!¡debería darte vergüenza!
to put somebody to shamedejar a alguien en mal lugar
2. (pity)
a. la pena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
it would be a shame to…sería una pena…
what a shame!¡qué pena!
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (cause to feel ashamed)
a. avergonzar
b. apenar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
to shame somebody into doing somethingavergonzar a alguien para que haga algo
4. (bring shame on)
a. deshonrar, dejar en mal lugar
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shame [ʃeɪm]
noun
1 (guilt) vergüenza (f); pena (f); (LAm)
She felt a deep sense of shame They felt they would die of shame I was, to my shame, a coward
she has no sense of shame no tiene vergüenza ninguna; to put sb to shame poner a algn en evidencia; to put sth to shame dejar algo en la sombra; the shame of it! ¡qué vergüenza!; shame (on you)! ¡qué vergüenza!; ¡vergüenza debería darte!
2 (loss of respect) deshonra (f)
I don't want to bring shame on the family name Bankruptcy involves lasting shame He committed suicide rather than face the shame of being linked to the scandal
to bring shame upon sb deshonrar a algn
3 (pity) lástima (f); pena (f)
They did not have enough money to adopt a child. It was such a shame
it's a shame that ... es una lástima or pena que
It's a crying shame that the police have to put up with these mindless attacks
what a shame! ¡qué lástima!; ¡qué pena!
transitive verb
1 (cause to feel shame) avergonzar
It shamed him to know that his father had behaved in such a way Far from shaming them, it is making them defiant
to shame sb into/out of doing sth hacer avergonzarse a algn para que haga/no haga algo
they shamed me into contributing He would not let neighbours shame him into silence Museums have now been shamed out of selling the treasures from their collections
2 (cause loss of respect for) deshonrar
Her son's affair had humiliated and shamed her Will I shame you in front of your fine friends?
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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