mortifying

Definitions of mortifying
  1. adjective
    causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation
    “it was mortifying to know he had heard every word”
    synonyms: embarrassing
    unpleasant
    disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
  2. adjective
    causing awareness of your shortcomings
    synonyms: demeaning, humbling, humiliating
    undignified
    lacking dignity
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