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mortifying meaning and definition

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MORTIFYING adjective

Definition of mortifying (adjective)

  1. causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation
    • "the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles"; "it was mortifying to know he had heard every word"
    • synonyms: embarrassing
  2. causing awareness of your shortcomings
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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