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Definition of "mortified" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of mortify. (verb)

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Use "mortified" in a sentence
  • "I seem to recall reading that Ravel did something similar on purpose, omitting the composers 'names from a concert program and then sitting in mortified amusement as the pro-Ravel claque unwittingly booed his own piece."
  • "The word mortified sounded like you'd gone to granite, like you couldn't move to save your soul."
  • "It is the wisdom of those who desire to have their sin mortified to make a good use of reproaches that come from ill will, and to turn them into reproofs."