- simple past tense and past participle of mortify
Mortified is defined as extremely embarrassed or humiliated.
When you have been extremely embarrassed, this is an example of a time when you are mortified.
- This letter grieved and mortified Nicholas.
- He did not mention this to his daughter, but Natasha noticed her father's nervousness and anxiety and felt mortified by it.
- And he was mortified by a more erious charge than murmurs about superfluity of zeal.
- He considered himself entitled to office when his party was in power, and was decidedly mortified at not getting it from Mr. Gladstone.
- Jackson held the goblet, mortified, yet he had never felt such a hunger, nay––lust, as he did for the contents.