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mortified
used in Of Human Bondage

7 uses
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Definition
exceedingly embarrassed, ashamed, or humiliated
  • Mrs. Carey thought Philip very young for this, and her heart went out to the motherless child; but her attempts to gain his affection were awkward, and the boy, feeling shy, received her demonstrations with so much sullenness that she was mortified.
    7-8 — Chapters 7-8 (48% in)
  • It was mortifying that he had been forced to prepare such a phrase as that.
    55-56 — Chapters 55-56 (54% in)
  • He was horribly mortified; and the fact that Dunsford, whom he looked upon as a very pleasant but quite stupid fellow, had passed made his own rebuff harder to bear.
    59-60 — Chapters 59-60 (42% in)
  • He told himself that deep down in his heart was mortified pride; his passion had begun in wounded vanity, and it was this at bottom which caused now a great part of his wretchedness.
    63-64 — Chapters 63-64 (50% in)
  • It stood on a green hill, but of a green not of this world, and it was surrounded by massive walls and bastions to be stormed by no machines or engines of man's invention, but by prayer and fasting, by contrite sighs and by mortifications of the flesh.
    87-88 — Chapters 87-88 (83% in)
  • He dreaded the mortification of that.
    99-100 — Chapters 99-100 (39% in)
  • He could not forget the mortification he had suffered in looking for work, he did not wish to expose himself to that again, and he knew there was small chance of his getting elsewhere a post as designer: there were hundreds of people about who could draw as well as he.
    107-108 — Chapters 107-108 (36% in)

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