There are many Sinhalese Buddhists who are mortified by the turn their country has taken under the Rajapaksas.
Snowden was mortified by the reaction, said Wizner and others.
The athlete reportedly was “red-faced” and “embarrassed” and “mortified” about the incident.
A mortified Phillips, from Belfast, wrote a groveling apology in response.
Would you be mortified if someone did that to you in real life?
Tired, ashamed, and mortified, I begged at last to sit down till we returned home.
Now I saw how utterly mistaken I had been, and I was mortified and disgusted.
Vexed and mortified by a result so unexpected, De Valette hesitated what course to pursue.
Poor Nettie was mortified enough by the result of her impulsive act.
He was indeed mortified; but he was mortified only by the blunders of Hamilton and by the escape of so many of the damnable breed.
late 14c., "to kill," from Old French mortefiier "destroy, overwhelm, punish," from Late Latin mortificare "cause death, kill, put to death," literally "make dead," from mortificus "producing death," from Latin mors (genitive mortis) "death" (see mortal (adj.)) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Religious sense of "to subdue the flesh by abstinence and discipline" first attested early 15c. Sense of "humiliate" first recorded 1690s (cf. mortification). Related: Mortified; mortifying.
mortify mor·ti·fy (môr'tə-fī')
v. mor·ti·fied, mor·ti·fy·ing, mor·ti·fies
To undergo mortification; to become gangrenous or to necrotize.