Definition: to make feel ashamed, humiliated, or embarrassed
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): disgrace, humiliate
Antonym(s): aid, build up
1. The husband’s drunken behavior seemed to mortify his proper wife.
2. If Adam divorces his wife, he will mortify his overly religious parents.
3. Marie’s inability to graduate from high school is sure to mortify her father, a well-known college professor.