French translation of 'shame'
- (= feeling of guilt and embarrassment)
⇒ She felt a deep sense of shame.
Elle se sentait profondément honteuse.to my shame
à ma grande honte
- (= disgrace)
honte fthe shame of it!
quelle honte!to bring shame on sb
déshonorer qnto put sb to shame
faire honte à qnto put sth to shame
- (= pity)
dommage mwhat a shame!
quel dommage!it's a shame (that) ...
c'est dommage que ... (+subjunc)
⇒ It's a shame he isn't here.
C'est dommage qu'il ne soit pas ici.it is a shame to do
c'est dommage de faire
⇒ It's a shame to waste all this food.
C'est dommage de gaspiller toute cette nourriture.
- (= make ashamed)
faire honte àto shame sb into doing sth
obliger qn à faire qch en lui faisant honte
- (= disgrace)
Example Sentences Including 'shame'
It made me feel old and his heartfelt thanks gave me a moment of shame.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Brian was a cameraman, but he was always away on location, which was a shame , as he was really good fun.RESCUING ROSE (2002)
Arielle had never identified him, yet another shame for her suffering daughter to carry.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
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'shame' in Other Languages
- Arabic: عار
- Brazilian Portuguese: vergonha
- Chinese: 羞耻
- Croatian: sramota
- Czech: hanba
- Danish: skam
- Dutch: schaamte
- European Spanish: vergüenza
- Finnish: häpeä
- French: honte
- German: Schamgefühl
- Greek: ντροπή
- Italian: vergogna
- Japanese: 恥ずかしい思い
- Korean: 수치심
- Norwegian: skam
- Polish: wstyd
- Portuguese: vergonha
- Romanian: rușine rușini
- Russian: стыд
- Spanish: vergüenza
- Swedish: skam
- Thai: ความอับอาย
- Turkish: utanç
- Ukrainian: сором
- Vietnamese: sự xấu hổ
Translation of shame from the Collins English to French Dictionary