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.
Jackson held the goblet, mortified, yet he had never felt such a hunger, nay––lust, as he did for the contents.
Louis, who had hoped that Aquitaine would descend to his daughters, was mortified and alarmed by the Angevin marriage; all the more so when Henry of Anjou succeeded to the English crown in 1154.
Deeply mortified by his failure to relieve Breda, which was blockaded by Spinola, Maurice fell seriously ill, and died on the 23rd of April 1625.
He began life at the bar, where he obtained considerable practice; but the loss of an important suit, in which he was counsel for a Neapolitan noble against the grand duke of Tuscany, and in which he had entirely mistaken the force of a leading document, so mortified him that he withdrew from the legal world.
He considered himself entitled to office when his party was in power, and was decidedly mortified at not getting it from Mr. Gladstone.
Though deeply mortified at the loss of the command, Wellesley in his devotion to duty moved the troops on his own responsibility from Trincomalee to Bombay, from the conviction that, if they were to be of any use in Egypt, it was absolutely necessary that they should provision at Bombay without delay.
Essex, though bitterly mortified, at once threw all his energies into the endeavour to procure for Bacon the solicitorship; but in this case also, his method of dealing, which was wholly opposed to Bacon's advice,' seemed to irritate the queen.
Drawing nearer, he recognized in the Rhetor a man he knew, Smolyaninov, and it mortified him to think that the newcomer was an acquaintance--he wished him simply a brother and a virtuous instructor.
The Jesuits were much mortified by this Jansenist miracle, which, as it was officially recognized, they could not openly deny.
I am totally mortified.
Toilet paper hanging off the back of her pants might not embarrass one teen, while another teen girl might be mortified if this happens to her.
mortifye whoever was the guilty party feels absolutely mortified.
If you're dealing with a lot of easily bored teenagers, especially those who are mortified when their parents start getting silly, you'll have to construct some clever games to keep them on their toes and, hopefully, interested.
mortifynever been defeated before and am totally mortified.
mortifyhis was enough to wear off the shyness on her side, and any symptoms of mortified pride and vanity on his.
mortify'm mortified to admit that Gary Glitter came into my head instead!
mortifyre mortified to learn that the local school children went to the top regularly as an outing.
Even if your teenager is mortified by the idea of bringing a "pre-used" notebook to school, you can still keep a few around the house for taking down phone messages, making to-do lists and so on.
mortifys quite mortified to find that it was his own son.
mortify mortified to hear my letter's hectoring presumption read back to me.
mortifyreadfully mortified that these things have happened to annoy you.
Traditionally, whoever was the first girl in the class to wear a bra was mortified.
Although it's really hard to tell whether a celebrity exposure is by accident, when the celeb is truly mortified or threatens legal action against the perpetrator, you can usually bet that the exposure was a complete accident.
mortify so mortified that I had to thank God he was blind.
Jackson held the goblet, mortified, yet he had never felt such a hunger, nayâ€“â€“lust, as he did for the contents.
mortify mortified to see that, from almost every window along my train, a hooligan was proudly dousing the platform with urine.
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mortify 1. If sin be discovered, but not mortified; if there be no endeavor to get it removed.
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mortifygan his speech by admitting he was mortified to discover they would not be singing Forty Years On!
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