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See definition of mortifying on Dictionary.com
  • as indevastating
  • as inembarrassing
  • as inoff
  • as inshameful

synonyms for mortifying

  • calamitous
  • destructive
  • disastrous
  • overwhelming
  • annihilating
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antonyms for mortifying

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  • blessed
  • fortunate
  • convenient
  • easy
  • helpful
  • straightforward
  • uncomplicated
  • comfortable
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    How to use mortifying in a sentence

    It was such a damper as to be most mortifying to an enthusiastic girl, and she drew into herself in a moment.
    THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
    The English, fearing a ruse, continued to stand to their arms till their scouts confirmed the mortifying intelligence.
    KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
    There have been mortifying failures, but there have been positive successes in the eleven years.
    THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
    Besides, the mortifying experience at the Paris Exposition has dampened even my perennially youthful enthusiasm.
    IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
    Certainly it was a mortifying matter for all concerned, and not least for Cluny; the more credit that he took it as he did.
    THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 10 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
    Many others must have been compelled by their parents to make no complaint, in order to avoid a mortifying publicity.
    THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
    The journey from Viso to San Mateo is associated in my mind with the recollection of a most mortifying accident.
    TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
    I instantly complied with his request, and felt, however mortifying to my pride, that Theophilus Moncton had uttered the truth.
    THE MONCTONS: A NOVEL, VOLUME ISUSANNA MOODIE
    He had been reminded, by two or three mortifying losses, that the sun did not always shine on Wall street.
    SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
    It was a mortifying spectacle, but from that day no officer in that division ever abandoned his colors.
    THE MEMOIRS OF GENERAL P. H. SHERIDAN, COMPLETEGENERAL PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN
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    WORDS RELATED TO MORTIFYING

    • annihilating
    • calamitous
    • destructive
    • disastrous
    • mortifying
    • overwhelming
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