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mortified -- as in: felt mortified
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The Idiot
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  • He had often tried to imagine such an event, but had found the picture too mortifying and exasperating, and had quietly dropped it.
  • He was very deeply mortified.
  • But at that time I would soak my pillow at night with tears of mortification, and tear at my blanket in my rage and fury.
  • Of those who were present, such as knew the prince listened to his outburst in a state of alarm, some with a feeling of mortification.
  • But one very curious fact was that all the shame and vexation and mortification which he felt over the accident were less powerful than the deep impression of the almost supernatural truth of his premonition.

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  • She was mortified when her father questioned the boy who came to pick her up.
  • The editor was mortified to discover one of her writers had plagiarized in a story.

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