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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmortifiedmor‧ti‧fied /ˈmɔːtɪfaɪd $ ˈmɔːr-/ adjective  extremely offended, ashamed, or embarrassedmortified to hear/find etc Nora was mortified to discover that her daughter had been out drinking.see thesaurus at ashamed, embarrassedmortification /ˌmɔːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən $ ˌmɔːr-/ noun [uncountable]
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mortifiedI was mortified and hurt, but that was Andy.Carla felt mortified at the thought of having to repeat another year at school.Deaver was mortified by his mistake and immediately admitted that he was wrong.I was mortified to find that everyone else was wearing evening dress.Mickey Mouse sniggers and Greta Garbo averts her pained gaze from our mortified writhings on the shallow fur of cinema seats.Celia was mortified, yet, to her horror, she wanted to scream.
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