KJV Dictionary Definition: shame
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.
SHA'MED, pp. Made ashamed.
SHA'MEFULNESS, n. Disgracefulness.
SHA'MING, ppr. Making ashamed; causing to blush; confounding.