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What is another word for mortifying?

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Adjective
Causing great shame or embarrassment
“It's mortifying that my middle-aged mother is marrying a guy who is only four years older than me.”
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Causing embarrassment or unease
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Causing distress, dread or alarm
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Causing anger or hurt feelings in others
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Intended to make someone feel humiliated
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Highly destructive or damaging
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Present participle for to discipline (one's body, appetites etc) by suppressing desires
“Many of the Christian systems chastise the body and mortify it.”
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Present participle for to disturb the composure of
“She mortified her family by leaving her husband.”
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Present participle for to make (someone) feel annoyed or upset
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(of flesh) Present participle for to be affected by gangrene or necrosis
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Present participle for to speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
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Present participle for to disturb the composure of
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Present participle for to harm or lower the reputation or dignity of
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Present participle for to make emotionally sad or depressed
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