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shame culture Syllabification: shame cul·ture

Definition of shame culture in English:


A culture in which conformity of behavior is maintained through the individual’s fear of being shamed.
Example sentences
  • Well, I'm wondering whether the ‘hot-blooded’ tag can be aligned with a shame culture, regardless of the ethnic origin.
  • He hangs this lazy column on the spirit of the season, but the spirit of this column is entirely that of the liberal shame culture.
  • In the honor / shame culture of the Arab world, it will be much harder now to pass him off as the mighty warrior.
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