mortified

adjective
mor·​ti·​fied | \ ˈmȯr-tə-ˌfīd How to pronounce mortified (audio) \

Definition of mortified

: feeling or showing strong shame or embarrassment Hermione and Ginny both clapped their hands over their mouths. Ron stopped craning his neck to catch a glimpse of Neville's parents and looked mortified.— J. K. Rowling The lanky bassist … takes huge, quick strides toward the door of the club, unable to suppress a mortified smile.— Kim Neely

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1710, in the meaning defined above

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“Mortified.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mortified?show=0&t=1396520416. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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mortified

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mor·​ti·​fied | \ ˈmȯrt-ə-ˌfīd How to pronounce mortified (audio) \

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