body shaming

body shame

To criticize, ridicule, or otherwise make someone feel ashamed about (some aspect of) their physical appearance, especially their weight. When I tried modeling, I was often body shamed and felt pressured to lose weight.
See also: body, shame

body shaming

The act of criticizing, ridiculing, or otherwise making someone feel ashamed about (some aspect of) their physical appearance, especially their weight. When I tried modeling, I was often subject to body shaming and felt pressured to lose weight.
See also: body, shame
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