sense of disgrace

See: ignominy
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That was the all-conquering feeling in the mind both of father and son--the scorching sense of disgrace, which neutralised all other sensibility--and Mr.
Maggie shut up the book at once, with a sense of disgrace, but not being inclined to see after her mother, she compromised the matter by going into a dark corner behind her father's chair, and nursing her doll, toward which she had an occasional fit of fondness in Tom's absence, neglecting its toilet, but lavishing so many warm kisses on it that the waxen cheeks had a wasted, unhealthy appearance.
This general sense of disgrace creates an oppressive environment for those who are struggling, leading them into silence and isolation.
A social taboo is enforced on them (female motorcycle riders) by creating a sense of disgrace and shame," she explains.
During the Corp Commander Conference the heads of military commanders were bowed down with the sense of disgrace.
Feeling a keen sense of disgrace to this day, hishabitdrovehimtosteal50pfromhis mum's purse and, when he was 15, even almost cost his career before it started.
Kracauer writes that the hotel staff do actually take pity upon him, that the sense of disgrace that overtakes him is somewhat embedded in his obsession with his uniform and authority.
Ultimately, voters must share the sense of disgrace.
That they were joined by the prying eyes of reporters, film crews and photographers, there only to turn private grief into public display, fills me with a deep sense of disgrace for my own profession.