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Sentence count:34Posted:2016-09-20Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: disgraceembarrasshumiliateshamewoundSimilar words: ratifyjustifygratifytestifyidentifyartifactartificialportionMeaning: ['mɔrtɪfaɪ /'mɔː-]  v. 1. practice self-denial of one's body and appetites 2. hold within limits and control 3. cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of 4. undergo necrosis. 
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(1) Forgetting the introductory remarks really mortified me.
(2) He felt mortified for his mistake.
(3) He was/felt mortified.
(4) If I told her that she'd upset him she'd be mortified.
(5) Jane mortified her family by leaving her husband.
(6) How mortifying to have to apologize to him!
(7) The knowledge of future evils mortified the present felicities.
(8) If I reduced somebody to tears I'd be mortified.
(9) I was somewhat mortified to be told that I was too old to join.
(10) Nora was mortified to discover that her daughter had been out drinking.
(11) She felt it would be utterly mortifying to be seen in such company as his by anyone.
(12) The teacher was mortified by his inability to answer the question.
(13) IfJoyce seemed mortified now, Lois suspected it was drama.
(14) Past Cat teams would have been mortified at the thought of losing four conference games.
(15) Mortified by the twist in his sobriety, George decided to go the whole hog and join the Total Abstinence Society.
(16) From her childhood she sacrificed and mortified herself and wore a hair shirt.
(17) I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine. Jane Austen 
(18) Mortified, she turned her face and hid it in the crook of her arm.
(19) No doubt this would be considered fashionable today but the thought of going out like that mortified me.
(20) To cause to feel chagrin ; mortify or discomfit.
(21) Vanity, it may be, chose to mortify itself, by putting on, for ceremonials of pomp and state(, the garments that had been wrought by her sinful hands.
(22) Meanwhile, it can make tumor vascular degrade and mortify, and further block nutrient source of tissues, causing cell apoptosis.
(23) Because they tried to mortify entirely in themselves all earthly desires, and thus they were able to attach themselves to God with all their heart and freely to concentrate their innermost thoughts.
(24) Other scholars heard that he was unwell and sent him notes made remote by their instinct that his straits must mortify him.
(25) We may imagine an ascetic who consistently chooses the sour instead of the sweet apple, in order to mortify the flesh.
(26) Disguise it, struggle with it, beat it down, stifle it, mortify it as much as one pleases, it is still alive, and will every now and then peep out and show itself...
(27) The first Sunday , in particular , their behaviours served to mortify me.
(28) When 16-year-old Natalie first started dating her boyfriend, her mother did something that would mortify most American parents: She took her to the doctor's office to get her contraceptives.
(29) It is used for food, cosmetic, medical health product and anti- mortify for tobacco. As unsaturated acid, it also used to resin, aromatics and rubber industry.
(30) Never falsely interpret others' good intension, because that will make yourself suffer losses and mortify others.
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