how to pronounce shame

/ˈʃɛɪm/

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The above transcription of shame is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

shame is pronounced in one syllable

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ʃɛɪm

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An example use of shame in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… there this is a shame we've arrived at …”

meaning of shame

Shame is a feeling of humiliation and regret caused by the consciousness of having done something wrong or inappropriate.

words with pronunciation similar to shame

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