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Shame or embarrassment

shame

noun

a guilty and embarrassed feeling that you have when you or someone else has behaved badly

embarrassment

noun

a feeling of being nervous or ashamed because of what people know or think about you

guilt

noun

a feeling of being ashamed and sorry because you have done something wrong

inhibition

noun

a feeling of being embarrassed or not confident that makes it difficult to relax and do or say what you want to

humiliation

noun

the unhappy and ashamed feeling that you get when something embarrassing happens

chagrin

noun

a feeling of being very annoyed, disappointed, or embarrassed

discomfort

noun

a feeling of being embarrassed

cringe

noun

a feeling that you get when you are embarrassed or ashamed about something

ignominy

noun

a situation where you feel embarrassed and lose other people’s respect

mortification

noun

a feeling of being extremely embarrassed or ashamed

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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dish

to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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