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mortified

mawr tuh fahyd

  • v  practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
  • v  hold within limits and control
  • v  cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
  • v  undergo necrosis
  • s  suffering from tissue death
  • s  made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride
    felt mortified by the comparison with her sister

  • I left, shutting his door, mortified.
  • Worse yet, imagine you're that age, with those symptoms, fearing you've got some awful disease, and being too mortified to tell your parents or your doctor about it.
  • Maybe, like me, you're mortified at your own geekiness.
News & Articles

  • World-Herald editorial: Muslim cold war begins to turn hot
    Americans are rightly mortified by scenes of the terrible civil war now lashing Syria. Meanwhile, the bloodiest internal fighting since the withdrawal of U.S. troops has broken out in next-door Iraq.
    June 15, 2013 - Omaha World-Herald
  • About Tonight: June 12, 2013
    Tonight: DC Bike Party leads an undercover bike ride, Mortified DC presents real teenage diary entries, NoMa and Dumbarton House offer outdoor movies, and there's more. [ more › ]
    June 12, 2013 - DCist
Quotes

  • Jack Reed in msnbc.com
    I think that's a totally different context. Harry Reid made a misstatement,Reed said. "He owned up to it. He apologized. I think he is mortified by the statement he's made. And I don't think he should step down."
  • James Watson in Scientific American
    I am mortified about what has happened,Watson told reporters. "More importantly, I cannot understand how I could have said what I am quoted as having said."
  • Aquilino Pimentel Jr in GulfNews
    Tracy, where do I start? First of all, you've shown me great respect and amazing support over the last three or four years and I'd just like to take this opportunity to apologise for the stupid comments and am deeply mortified that the whole thing... Gordon Ramsay http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Ramsay&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFWsvR3frZ8nvDzLhida775jMeXuA Melbourne Herald Sun http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,25614654-661,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFJNmMOOF7ETOiz_uebaI2nrZHGZw Jun 9, 2009 65361 86702 mortify If the press has the right to offend or to mortify, the people should have the right to reply," Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Pimentel said.

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