mortify

US ['mɔ:tɪfaɪ]
UK ['mɔ:tɪfaɪ]
  • v.抑制(情欲等);【医学】(使)患脱疽;【植物;植物学】生枯斑;屈辱
  • Web苦修;使受辱;使蒙屈辱
Simple Present:mortifies  Present Participle:mortifying  Past Participle:mortified  
mortify
v.
1.
[usupass]
~ sb (to do sth).it mortifies sb that…
使难堪;使羞愧to make sb feel very ashamed or embarrassed
She was mortified to realize he had heard every word she said.
她意识到自己的每句话都被他听到了,直羞得无地自容。

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