Mortification in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Mortification

extreme embarrassment and shame

Examples of Mortification in a sentence

Dylan asked his mother to drop him off at the corner so that he could avoid the mortification of being seen getting out of a minivan.  πŸ”Š

When Daisy saw that she was underdressed for the fancy party, she decided to go back home rather than face the mortification of being judged by all the Beautiful People.  πŸ”Š

Although Michael never laid a hand on her physically, she had to endure emotional abuse and mortification because of the way he talked to her in front of other people.  πŸ”Š

To be a member of that fraternity, pledges are expected to endure all sorts of mortification and hardship to prove they are worthy.  πŸ”Š

After the mortification of losing his bid for reelection as mayor, Ruben decided to leave the political arena and go back to farming.  πŸ”Š

When Jasmin first saw the man that her family had arranged for her to marry, she was filled with a sense of horror and mortification.  πŸ”Š

Because Steven could see his new bride’s mortification when she dropped the casserole on the floor, he embraced her reassuringly and took her out to a nice restaurant for dinner.  πŸ”Š

Once you have grown out of your teenage years, you can look back on these times of mortification and wonder why you let your peers get to you.  πŸ”Š

In the classic novel The Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynn wore the badge of adultery as a statement of defiance rather than mortification.  πŸ”Š

Compared to the mortification she had felt after the spiked punch incident at her last party, burning a couple slices of toast was a matter that she could easily laugh off.  πŸ”Š

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