Shame, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shamed p. pr. & vb. n. Shaming.]
1. To make ashamed; to excite in (a person) a comsciousness of guilt or impropriety, or of conduct derogatory to reputation; to put to shame.
Were there but one righteous in the world, he would . . . shame the world, and not the world him. --South.
2. To cover with reproach or ignominy; to dishonor; to disgrace.
And with foul cowardice his carcass shame. --Spenser.
3. To mock at; to deride. [Obs. or R.]
Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor. --Ps. xiv. 6.
adj 1: showing a sense of guilt; "a guilty look"; "the hangdog and
shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"- Eric
Linklater [syn: guilty, hangdog, shamefaced]
2: suffering shame [syn: discredited, disgraced, dishonored]
Shamed, destroying; wearing out