verb (used with object), mor·ti·fied, mor·ti·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), mor·ti·fied, mor·ti·fy·ing.
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We can only assume that he was, as you would expect him to be, mortified by his own inability to keep his charges under control.
I was mortified and ended up wiping the makeup off my face as soon as I got a chance.
Would you be mortified if someone did that to you in real life?Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel on ‘Sex Tape,’ Awkward Sexual Positions, and High-Fiving in Bed|Marlow Stern|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Snowden was mortified by the reaction, said Wizner and others.
There are many Sinhalese Buddhists who are mortified by the turn their country has taken under the Rajapaksas.What Intolerant Buddhist Monks Are Doing to Sri Lanka|Kapil Komireddi|April 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The tone constituted a rebuff, and Rita's coquetry deserted her, leaving her mortified and piqued.Dope|Sax Rohmer
The Rebels, in hot pursuit, come down to the other bank, mortified and chagrined and enraged at his escape.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
You've affronted and mortified me and humiliated me beyond endurance.The Adventures of a Modest Man|Robert W. Chambers
Her mortified vanity vented itself in the most violent abuse of the ungallant painter, in rich Tuscan Billingsgate.
The clerk was mortified and the rector gratified that he should have been taught a lesson and learned to be less vain.The Parish Clerk (1907)|Peter Hampson Ditchfield