Sinonimi di mortify
1 (verbo )
to make someone feel ashamed or embarrassedHis dancing always mortified his friends.
His teacher continually humiliates him in maths lessons.
He said that he was surprised and disappointed by the decision.
He is always embarrassing me in public.
Her son's behaviour had humiliated and shamed her.
Listen to criticism but don't be crushed by it.
Try making a note of the things that annoy you.
the little car company that humbled the industry giants
put someone down,
Her piano teacher was forever putting her down.
Her comments deflated him a bit.
Everything about that man vexes me.
One example that particularly affronted him was at the world championships.
He did not wish to displease her.
He was chagrined at missing such an easy goal.
She will be discomfited by the dismissal of her plan.
put someone to shame,
take someone down a peg (informal), ,
make someone eat humble pie (informal)
2 (verbo )
to subdue one's emotions, the body, etc., by self-denialThe most austere of the Christians felt the need to mortify themselves.
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in the sense of abase
He made his courtiers abase themselves before him.
in the sense of affront
to hurt someone's pride or dignityOne example that particularly affronted him was at the world championships.
in the sense of annoy
to irritate or displeaseTry making a note of the things that annoy you.
get under your skin (informal),
get on your nerves (informal),
nark (British, Australian, New Zealand, slang),
get up your nose (informal),
give someone grief (British, South Africa),
make your blood boil,
piss you off (taboo, slang),
rub someone up the wrong way (informal),
get your goat (slang),
get in your hair (informal),
get on your wick (British, slang),
get your dander up (informal),
get your back up,
put your back up,
hack you off (informal),
be on your back (slang)
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