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How to use mortification in a sentence
At a high school basketball game, for example, she will VERY loudly criticize a player, to the mortification of those sitting next to her.Carolyn Hax: He’s a great guy, except for the bigotry | Carolyn Hax | December 11, 2020 | Washington Post
“Hey, muffins,” he calls to his children, with a “wince of mortification” at the whole scene.
Bernard sat thinking for a long time; at first with a good deal of mortification—at last with a good deal of bitterness.Confidence | Henry James
On the other hand, his feet are so cold from the artery being severed that they anticipate mortification.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
Two years before her death Mrs. Otis was glad to bury her mortification and misery in Rosewater.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
A short triumph will be followed by a deep mortification, and the selfishness of their aims defeats itself.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
We might as well run a hospital on the plan of never consenting to admit any case until mortification had set in!English Poor Law Policy | Sidney Webb
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