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MORTIFIED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mortified mean? 

MORTIFIED (adjective)
  The adjective MORTIFIED has 2 senses:

1. suffering from tissue death
2. made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride

  Familiarity information: MORTIFIED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MORTIFIED (adjective)


Sense 1mortified [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Suffering from tissue death

Synonyms:

gangrenous; mortified

Similar:

unhealthy (not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind)


Sense 2mortified [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride

Synonyms:

humiliated; mortified; embarrassed

Context examples:

too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street / humiliated that his wife had to go out to work / felt mortified by the comparison with her sister

Similar:

ashamed (feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse)


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