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mortified -- as in: felt mortified
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • But he was too genuinely delighted, and that was mortifying.
  • And this particularly mortified me; almost everybody had known all about it, while I knew nothing.
  • Now you know why that was so, but I love you too, know that, and many times I grieved at your mortification.
  • He was exhausted, mortified and morally shaken.
  • At the same time there were some among those who had been hitherto reverently devoted to the elder, who were almost mortified and personally affronted by this incident.
  • He could not endure without mortification, without resentment even, that the holiest of holy men should have been exposed to the jeering and spiteful mockery of the frivolous crowd so inferior to him.
  • What’s more, I believe they would have been mortified if his guilt had not been so firmly established, as that would have lessened the effect of the closing scene of the criminal’s acquittal.
  • "Because if he had taken the money, in an hour after getting home, he would be crying with mortification, that’s just what would have happened.
  • "Many times I’ve seen in your face as it were a look of mortification that I love Alexey more than you.

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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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