cause of shame

See: disgrace
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He claimed the literacy rate dropped by 2% in two year tenure of Sharif government which, he said, is a cause of shame for countrys rulers.
That would once have been the cause of shame, as would the memory of how the Hearts fans donned Cossack hats and danced in the streets to celebrate Romanov's arrival in their misguided midst.
If passed, it will be a future cause of shame for the regional community.
Again, I specify I am not writing to shame the school, but to point a finger at these teachers who are the cause of shame to our school.
A policeman would shout at you by the side of the road, you felt bad, you went home and told your mum/wife/husband and the resulting stain on your licence was a cause of shame.
This should be a cause of shame to a nation whose famed stiff upper lip seems to have grown rather weak and trembling of late.
LAHORE -- Secretary General, Jamaat e Islami, Liaqat Baloch, has said that the departure of Asif Ali Zardari from the presidency was a happy occasion because the outgoing president had been a cause of shame and humiliation for the country and the nation.
Folded into the green Lancashire hills, this battered old bruiser of a place has become a cause of shame lately because of the unlovely BNP, formerly the National Front, formerly the Hitler worshipping British Union of Fascists.