Mortifyingly


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Mor´ti`fy`ing`ly


adv.1.In a mortifying manner.
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Welland said, "let poor Ellen find her own level"--and that, mortifyingly and incomprehensibly, was in the dim depths where the Blenkers prevailed, and "people who wrote" celebrated their untidy rites.
Many argued that the problems brought upon Vunipola were entirely self-inflicted and that the narrative BT Sport chose was described as "mortifyingly ignorant".
However, there are things in my relationship with my husband - and I know friends are similar - that are still mortifyingly gender specific.
However, there are things in my relationship with my husband -- and I know friends are similar -- that are still mortifyingly gender specific.
When they try out for the school play -- a spirited production of Merrily We Roll Along -- Julie turns out to be better at acting and Lady Bird is mortifyingly given a non-speaking part in the chorus.
The Throw Away box also has clear instructions to friends and family that if something unforeseen happens, these personal relics are to be destroyed and not mortifyingly read aloud at your funeral.
I miss that delayed gratification, though, of finding out later what was on the photos I got back, not knowing whether they would be underexposed, out of focus or just plain mortifyingly embarrassing.
More mortifyingly still, Teddy's former Delta Psi brothers all appear to have grown up faster than he has.
Installation allows this identity to be experienced, stimulating our desire for an account of why the mortifyingly visible collapse of the Twin Towers led directly to the proliferation of hidden instances of state-sponsored mortification.
The detached pseudo-reality they are trying to sell us dictates that Britain is a much more prosperous place, but this hoax is mortifyingly exposed by their own stats and those from external agencies.