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mortified

adjective
     
mor‧ti‧fied
extremely offended, ashamed, or embarrassed
mortified to hear/find etc
Nora was mortified to discover that her daughter had been out drinking.
mortification noun [uncountable]
WORD FOCUS: embarrassed WORD FOCUS: embarrassed
similar words: uncomfortable, awkward, sheepish, red-faced

very embarrassed: mortified


See also
embarrassed

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