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Adjective
Extremely embarrassing
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“How mortifying to find that he was right.”
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Containing insult, or having the intention of insulting
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Causing distress or emotional turmoil
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Intended to make someone feel humiliated; scornful
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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 throw into a state of self-conscious distress
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“She mortified her family by leaving her husband.”
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Present participle for to cause unease in one's mental state
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(of flesh) Present participle for to be affected by gangrene or necrosis
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Present participle for to make (someone) feel annoyed or upset
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Present participle for to cause hurt feelings or deep resentment in
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Present participle for speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
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Present participle for to traumatize or disturb
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Present participle for rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully
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Present participle for to reveal the true nature of
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