Shame vs Shade - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between shame and shade

is that shame is uncomfortable]] or painful feeling due to recognition or consciousness of impropriety, dishonor or other wrong in the opinion of the person experiencing the feeling it is caused by awareness of exposure of circumstances of [[unworthy|unworthiness or of improper or indecent conduct while shade is (label) darkness where light, particularly sunlight, is blocked.

As verbs the difference between shame and shade

is that shame is to feel shame, be ashamed while shade is to shield from light.

As an interjection shame

is a cry of admonition for the subject of a speech, often used reduplicated, especially in political debates.

shame

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl), from (etyl) , which may also be the source of heaven; see that entry for details. Compare also Persian .

Noun

(-)
  • Uncomfortable]] or painful feeling due to recognition or consciousness of impropriety, dishonor or other wrong in the opinion of the person experiencing the feeling. It is caused by awareness of exposure of circumstances of [[unworthy, unworthiness or of improper or indecent conduct.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • Have you no modesty, no maiden shame ?
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=5 , passage=When this conversation was repeated in detail within the hearing of the young woman in question, and undoubtedly for his benefit, Mr. Trevor threw shame to the winds and scandalized the Misses Brewster then and there by proclaiming his father to have been a country storekeeper.}}
  • Something to regret.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • guides who are the shame of religion
  • * Evelyn "Champagne" King, in the song Shame
  • And what you do to me is a shame .
  • Reproach incurred or suffered; dishonour; ignominy; derision.
  • * Bible, (Ezekiel) xxxvi. 6
  • Ye have borne the shame of the heathen.
  • * (Alexander Pope)
  • Honour and shame from no condition rise.
  • * (Lord Byron)
  • And every woe a tear can claim / Except an erring sister's shame .
  • The cause or reason of shame; that which brings reproach and ignominy.
  • * Shakespeare
  • guides who are the shame of religion
  • (archaic) That which is shameful and private, especially body parts.
  • Cover your shame !
    Usage notes
    * While shame is not generally counted, it is countable, for example *: I felt two shames: one for hurting my friend, and a greater one for lying about it.
    Synonyms
    * (something regrettable) pity
    Derived terms
    * body shame * crying shame * shame on you * shamefaced * shameful * shamefully * shameless * shamelessly

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • A cry of admonition for the subject of a speech, often used reduplicated, especially in political debates.
  • * 1982 , " Telecommunications Bill", Hansard
  • Mr John Golding: One would not realise that it came from the same Government, because in that letter the Under-Secretary states: "The future of BT's pension scheme is a commercial matter between BT, its workforce, and the trustees of the pensions scheme, and the Government cannot give any guarantees about future pension arrangements."
    Mr. Charles R. Morris': ' Shame .
  • * 1831 , The Bristol Job Nott; or, Labouring Man's Friend
  • [...] the Duke of Dorset charged in the list with "not known, but supposed forty thousand per year''" (charitable supposition) had when formerly in office only about 3 or £4,000, and ''has not now, nor when the black list was printed, any office whatever -- (Much tumult, and cries of "shame " and "doust the liars")
  • (South Africa) Expressing sympathy.
  • Shame , you poor thing, you must be cold!
    Derived terms
    *

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) scamian.

    Verb

    (sham)
  • To feel shame, be ashamed.
  • *:
  • *:Broder she said I can not telle yow For it was not done by me nor by myn assente / For he is my lord and I am his / and he must be myn husband / therfore my broder I wille that ye wete I shame me not to be with hym / nor to doo hym alle the pleasyr that I can
  • *(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • *:I do shame / To think of what a noble strain you are.
  • (label) To cause to feel shame.
  • :I was shamed by the teacher's public disapproval.
  • *(Robert South) (1634–1716)
  • *:Were there but one righteous in the world, he wouldshame the world, and not the world him.
  • To cover with reproach or ignominy; to dishonour; to disgrace.
  • *(Edmund Spenser) (c.1552–1599)
  • *:And with foul cowardice his carcass shame .
  • (label) To mock at; to deride.
  • *
  • *:Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, because the LORD is his refuge.
  • Derived terms
    * ashamed

    References

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    Anagrams

    *

    shade

    English

    (wikipedia shade)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) sceadu.

    Noun

  • (label) Darkness where light, particularly sunlight, is blocked.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=8 , passage=Now we plunged into a deep shade with the boughs lacing each other overhead, and crossed dainty, rustic bridges over the cold trout-streams, the boards giving back the clatter of our horses' feet:
  • (label) Something that blocks light, particularly in a window.
  • (label) A variety of a colour/color, in particular one obtained by adding black (compare tint).
  • * (John Locke) (1632-1705)
  • Thus light and colours, as white, red, yellow, blue, with their several degrees or shades , and mixtures, as green, scarlet, purple, sea-green, and the rest, come in only by the eyes
  • (label) A subtle variation in a concept.
  • * (Thomas De Quincey) (1785-1859)
  • new shades and combinations of thought
  • * (1800-1859)
  • Every shade of religious and political opinion has its own headquarters.
  • (label) An aspect that is reminiscent of something.
  • * Agatha Christie, Miss Marple Tells a Story
  • Mrs. Rhodes who (so I gathered from Mr. Petherick's careful language) was perhaps just a shade of a hypochondriac, had retired to bed immediately after dinner.
  • A ghost.
  • * (John Dryden) (1631-1700)
  • Swift as thought the flitting shade / Thro' air his momentary journey made.
  • (label) A creature that is partially human and partially angel.
  • (label) A postage stamp showing an obvious difference in colour/color to the original printing and needing a separate catalogue/catalog entry.
  • Subtle insults.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) sceadwian.

    Verb

    (shad)
  • To shield from light.
  • The old oak tree shaded the lawn in the heat of the day.
  • To alter slightly.
  • You'll need to shade your shot slightly to the left.
    Most politicians will shade the truth if it helps them.
  • To vary slightly, particularly in color.
  • The hillside was bright green, shading towards gold in the drier areas.
  • (intransitive, baseball, of a defensive player) To move slightly from one's normal fielding position.
  • Jones will shade a little to the right on this pitch count.
  • To darken, particularly in drawing.
  • I draw contours first, gradually shading in midtones and shadows.
  • (obsolete) To shelter; to cover from injury; to protect; to screen.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Ere in our own house I do shade my head.
  • (obsolete) To present a shadow or image of; to shadow forth; to represent.
  • * Spenser
  • [The goddess] in her person cunningly did shade / That part of Justice which is Equity.
    Derived terms
    * (l)

    Derived terms

    * lampshade * made in the shade * nightshade * shader * shading * shady