Thesaurus / mortified
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He believed in the NFL’s plan to keep players safe, but the idea of getting infected and spreading the virus in the community mortified him.
HIS TEAM IS GOING TO THE SUPER BOWL. HE’S STAYING ON THE CORONAVIRUS FRONT LINES.ADAM KILGOREFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The story goes that as a young man, the Buddha sought to overcome the imperfections of the real world—sickness, old age, and death—by following the path of traditional Hindu asceticism, mortifying the flesh and nearly starving himself.
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"Then I think it was your duty to have first consulted me, Lady Maude," he said, feeling deeply mortified.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
They walked silently down the lane together, Gilbert sullen and mortified, Dorothy pitying but resolute.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
He sat down again, ashamed, mortified, angry with himself for behaving like a fool and a boy.
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The tone constituted a rebuff, and Rita's coquetry deserted her, leaving her mortified and piqued.
His prudence mortified her to such a degree that on one occasion she went into fits.
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But he was feeling deeply chagrined and mortified over his last escapade.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
A Brahman who has thus mortified his body by these modes is exalted into the divine essence.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
I am surprised and mortified to find that two thirds of all the men who have signed made their mark; they cannot write.
WORDS RELATED TO MORTIFIED
- by the book
- in a tizzy
- put out
- worried stiff
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