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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MORTIFYING

This sentence was as humiliating and mortifying as anything that could be put upon him.

A union between a musician and my daughter would be most mortifying to me.

And yet how mortifying is the very suspicion of inattention and disrespect.

She was a sensitive woman, and there was much that was mortifying in her position.

It is easy to understand how mortifying this condition was to Hudson.

The Christian progress is not only growth, it is mortifying the old man.

Ludicrous, were it not so abominable, was this mortifying necessity.

Such a spectacle would have been distressing and mortifying.

Maddened at a failure so mortifying, Mr. Hedge half regrets his marriage.

To these circumstances he owed one of the most mortifying incidents of his career.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MORTIFYING

devastating

adjectivecausing devastation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.