7.20.2016

Current word that is making me crazy: SHAME. As in; body shaming. Mom shaming. Etc.




Current word that is making me crazy:  SHAME.  As in;  body shaming. Mom shaming. Etc.

(Because it's being over used in social media and those nauseating 'an open letter to' articles lifted from bloggers sites and facebook and then featured as a 'news' article on bigger name sites). 

shame   SHām/
verb
gerund or present participle: shaming

(of a person, action, or situation) make (someone) feel ashamed.
"I tried to shame him into giving some away"
synonyms: humiliate, mortify, chagrin, embarrass, abash, chasten, humble, take down a peg or two, cut down to size; More

informalshow up, make someone eat crow
"he was shamed in public"

bring shame to.
"the entire debacle has shamed our community"
synonyms: disgrace, dishonor, discredit, degrade, debase; More

stigmatize, taint, sully, tarnish, besmirch, blacken, drag through the mud
"you shamed your family's name"

antonyms: honor
cause (someone) to feel ashamed or inadequate by outdoing or surpassing them.
"she shames me with her eighty-year-old energy"