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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: No
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: No
Naves Topical Index

Jesus ashamed of those who deny him
Mark 8:38; Luke 9:26

Of Adam and Eve
Genesis 3:10

Destitute of:

The Israelites when they worshiped the golden calf
Exodus 32:25

The unjust
Zephaniah 3:5

Of the cross
Hebrews 12:2

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHAME, noun

1. A painful sensation excited by a consciousness of guilt, or of having done something which injures reputation; or by of that which nature nature or modesty prompts us to conceal. Shame is particularly excited by the disclosure of actions which, in the view of men, are mean and degrading. Hence it it is often or always manifested by a downcast look or by blushes, called confusion of face.

Hide, for shame,

Romans, your grandsires' images,

That blush at their degenerate progeny. Dryden.

Shame prevails when reason is defeated. Rambler.

2. The cause or reason of shame; that which brings reproach, and degrades a person in the estimation of others. Thus an idol is called a shame.

Guides, who are the shame of religion. South.

3. Reproach; ignominy; derision; contempt.

Ye have born the shame of the heathen. Ezekiel 36:6.

4. The parts which modesty requires to be covered.

5. Dishonor; disgrace.

SHAME, verb transitive

1. To make ashamed; to excite a consciousness of guilt or of doing something derogatory to reputation; to cause to blush.

Who shames a scribbler, breaks a cobweb through. Pope.

I write not these things to shame you. 1 Corinthians 4:14.

2. To disgrace.

And with foul cowardice his carcass shame. Spenser.

3. To mock at.

Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor. Psalms 14:6.

SHAME, verb intransitive To be ashamed.

To its trunk authors give such a magnitude, as I shame to repeat. Raleigh.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

destroying; wearing out

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(keeper), properly Shamer or Shemer; one of the pens of Elpaal the Benjamite. (1 Chronicles 8:12)

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHA'MED, participle passive Made ashamed.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHA'MEFACED, adjective Bashful; easily confused or put out of countenance. A man may be shamefaced to excess.

Conscience is a blushing shamefaced spirit. Shak.

Your shamefac'd virtue shunn'd the people's praise. Dryden.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHA'MEFACEDLY, adverb Bashfully; with excessive modesty.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHA'MEFACEDNESS, noun Bashfulness; excess of modesty.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. Disgracefully; in a manner to bring reproach. He shamefully deserted his friend.

2. With indignity or indecency; in a manner that may cause shame.

How shamefully that maid he did torment. Spenser.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHA'MEFULNESS, noun Disgracefulness.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHA'MELESS, adjective [shame and less.]

1. Destitute of shame; wanting modesty; impudent; brazen-faced; immodest; audacious; insensible to disgrace.

Such shameless bards we have. Pope.

2. Done without shame; indicating want of shame; as a shameless denial of truth.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHA'MELESSLY, adverb Without shame; impudently; as a man shamelessly wicked.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHA'MELESSNES, noun Destitution of shame; want of sensiblity to desgrace or dishonor; impudence.

He that blushes not at his crime, but adds shamelessness to shame, has nothing left to restore him to virture. Taylor.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

keeper; thorn; dregs

Naves Topical Index

1. A Levite, father of Bani
1 Chronicles 6:46

2. An Asherite:

Son of Heber
1 Chronicles 7:34

Called Shomer
1 Chronicles 7:32

Smith's Bible Dictionary


  1. Merarite Levite. (1 Chronicles 6:46)
  2. Shomer, an Asherite. (1 Chronicles 7:34)

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHA'MER, noun One who makes ashamed; that which confounds.