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Synonyms for mortifyingmor·ti·fy·ing

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  1. embarrassing, mortifyingadjective

    causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation

    "the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles"; "it was mortifying to know he had heard every word"

    Synonyms:
    embarrassing, humbling, demeaning, sticky, awkward, humiliating, unenviable

    Antonyms:
    pleasant, dignified

  2. demeaning, humbling, humiliating, mortifyingadjective

    causing awareness of your shortcomings

    "golf is a humbling game"

    Synonyms:
    embarrassing, demeaning, humbling, humiliating

    Antonyms:
    pleasant, dignified

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How to use mortifying in a sentence?

  1. Samuel Johnson:

    It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done, compared to what he might have done.

  2. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    What is more mortifying than to feel that you have missed the plum for want of courage to shake the tree?

  3. Samantha Ware:

    Samantha Ware spot on the show. Samantha Ware talked about how Samantha Ware has reign. And heres the thing : I completely understood that, and I was ready to be like, This is your show. Im not here to be disrespectful, but at that point, we were already past the respect and she was just abusing her power. GLEE STAR SAMANTHA MARIE WARE SEEMINGLY RESPONDS TO LEA MICHELES APOLOGY In her initial statement about Micheles behavior, Samantha Ware claimed that the star once threatened to s -- t in Wares wig, which she said took place during a screening on set. She had an issue because I had laughed [ when watching a scene ] and thats when the Im going to s -- t in your wig comment happened, said Samantha Ware, noting that Michele intentionally spoke loudly so others could hear. Some chuckled and some gasped. It was mortifying. The whole point was for her to embarrass me. People heard her, but no one was going to stand up to her. While Samantha Ware said it could have been unintentional, the comment was racially charged because, as she put it, black women historically are known for their wigs. Clockwise from left : Billy Lewis Jr., Laura Dreyfuss, Matthew Morrison, Lea Michele, Becca Tobin, Noah Guthrie, Samantha Marie Ware and Marshall Williams in' Glee.' ( Ryan Murphy Productions/20th Century Fox Television) It was Micheles tweet in support of the Black Lives Matter movement that spurred Wares accusations. Michele has since issued a public apology for her behavior, saying :.

  4. Florence Nightingale:

    By mortifying vanity we do ourselves no good. It is the want of interest in our life which produces it; by filling up that want of interest in our life we can alone remedy it.

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