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v. mor·ti·fied, mor·ti·fy·ing, mor·ti·fies
1. To cause to experience shame, humiliation, or wounded pride.
2. To discipline (one's of the body and the appetites) by self-denial or self-inflicted privation, especially for religious reasons.
1. To practice mortification of the body and its appetites.
2. To undergo mortification; become gangrenous.
[Middle English mortifien, to deaden, subdue, from Old French mortifier, from Latin mortificāre, to kill : mors, mort-, death; see mer- in Indo-European roots + -ficāre, -fy.]
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having been offended or embarrassed
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|Adj.||1.||mortified - suffering from tissue death|
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
|2.||mortified - made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride; "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street"; "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work"; "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister"|
ashamed - feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat"
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adjective humiliated, embarrassed, shamed, crushed, annoyed, humbled, horrified, put down, put out (informal), ashamed, pissed (U.S. slang), confounded, deflated, vexed, affronted, pissed off (taboo slang), displeased, chagrined, chastened, discomfited, abashed, put to shame, rendered speechless, made to eat humble pie (informal), given a showing-up (informal) I was absolutely mortified about making the mistake.
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