1. Failure that is so mortifying
and so devastating that it makes you try to become invisible.
2. This mortifying
of the members on earth, as a correlative of seeking things above, is a quite down to earth reality.
3. Due to his underestimation, Marshal Bush met his mortifying
defeat in the decisive battle after most of his men were mowed down in an ambush.
1. causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation
2. causing awareness of your shortcomings
harrowing heart-struck mortifying
a pity mortifying pity regret sorriness sorrow
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