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mortified -- as in: felt mortified
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  • "Your sister is given to self-mortification, is she not?" he continued, turning to Celia, who sat at his right hand.
  • If that were true, Celia, my giving-up would be self-indulgence, not self-mortification.
  • And," she added, after hesitating a little, with a rising sob of mortification, "necklaces are quite usual now; and Madame Poincon, who was stricter in some things even than you are, used to wear ornaments.
  • He had no sense of being eclipsed by Mr. Casaubon; he was only shocked that Dorothea was under a melancholy illusion, and his mortification lost some of its bitterness by being mingled with compassion.
  • "You don’t mean that there is anything between Rosamond and Mr. Lydgate?" said Mrs. Bulstrode, rather mortified at finding out her own ignorance.
  • Will Ladislaw, meanwhile, was mortified, and knew the reason of it clearly enough.
  • It was mortifying.
  • Rosamond’s cheeks by this time were persistently burning, and she felt much mortification.
  • And to her the consciousness of having exceeded in words was peculiarly mortifying.
  • After sitting two long moments while he moved his whip and could say nothing, Lydgate rose to go, and Rosamond, made nervous by her struggle between mortification and the wish not to betray it, dropped her chain as if startled, and rose too, mechanically.
  • Any stranger peeping into the office at that moment might have wondered what was the drama between the indignant man of business, and the fine-looking young fellow whose blond complexion was getting rather patchy as he bit his lip with mortification.

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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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