Synonyms for mortifying

Synonyms for (adj) mortifying

Synonyms: demeaning, mortifying, humbling, humiliating

Definition: causing awareness of your shortcomings

Usage: golf is a humbling game

Similar words: undignified

Definition: lacking dignity

Synonyms: embarrassing, mortifying

Definition: causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation

Usage: the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles; it was mortifying to know he had heard every word

Similar words: unpleasant

Definition: disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings

Usage: an unpleasant personality; unpleasant repercussions; unpleasant odors

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