mortifying

Definitions of mortifying
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adj 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

adj causing awareness of your shortcomings

Synonyms:
demeaning, humbling, humiliating
undignified
lacking dignity

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