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mortify

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mortify

  1. to throw into a state of self-conscious distress <was mortified by her children's atrocious manners> Synonyms abash, confound, confuse, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, faze, fluster, embarrass, nonplus, rattleRelated Words agitate, bother, chagrin, discomfort, discompose, dismay, disquiet, distress, disturb, perturb, put off, put out, unhinge, unsettle, upset; debase, degrade, demean, humble, humiliate, queer, shameNear Antonyms calm, comfort, console, relieve, soothe; buoy, cheer, embolden, encourage, hearten; assure, reassure




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