English translation of लज्जा
लज्जाPowered by COBUILD /lajja/
Definitions and Translations
nf/lajja, lajjA, lajjaa, lajjā, ljja, ljjA, ljjaa, ljjā/
1. disgrace uncountable noun, singular noun
If you say that someone is in disgrace, you are emphasizing that other people disapprove of them and do not respect them because of something they have done.
⇒ The vice president resigned in disgrace. ⇒ What went on was a scandal. It was a disgrace to Britain.
2. embarrassment uncountable noun
Embarrassment is a feeling of shyness, shame, or guilt.
⇒ We apologise for any embarrassment this may have caused.
3. shame uncountable noun
Shame is an uncomfortable feeling that you have when you know that you have done something wrong or embarrassing, or when someone close to you has.
⇒ She felt a deep sense of shame. ⇒ I was, to my shame, a coward.
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Translation of लज्जा from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary