SHAME

An unpleasant self-conscious feeling that comes from the sense of being or doing a dishonourable, ridiculous or immodest act. Feeling of shy after doing or taking an attempt of doing something wrong.

SHAME: "Joe felt shame after Lyn told him he had acted immodestly in front of their friends."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SHAME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/shame/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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