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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of mortify.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imp. & p. p. of mortify.
  • adj. Deeply embarrased; painfully humiliated.

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  • adj. made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride
  • adj. suffering from tissue death


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  • But family pride

    Must be denied

    And set aside

    And mortified...

    -- W.S. Gilbert, The Mikado

    August 21, 2008