To see Multiple Meanings of
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Multiple Meanings
mortified — as in:  felt mortified

She was mortified when her father questioned the boy who came to pick her up.
exceedingly embarrassed, ashamed, or humiliated

See a comprehensive dictionary for less common senses of mortified including a sense of biological decay, and a sense of ascetic self-imposed hardship.
Home . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading