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a guilty and embarrassed feeling that you have when you or someone else has behaved badly
a feeling of being nervous or ashamed because of what people know or think about you
a feeling of being ashamed and sorry because you have done something wrong
a feeling of being embarrassed or not confident that makes it difficult to relax and do or say what you want to
the unhappy and ashamed feeling that you get when something embarrassing happens
a feeling of being embarrassed
a feeling that you get when you are embarrassed or ashamed about something
a small electronic device which is taken into shops and links individual customers to advertisements …
the person who you are married to or are having a romantic relationship with. This word is polite...
the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards
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Free thesaurus definition of shame or embarrassment from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.