exceedingly mortified

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  • When the circumstances were made known to the family they were exceedingly mortified and afflicted. Cited from Isaac T. Hopper, by L. Maria Child
  • The results of the past ten or fifteen years in historical investigation are exceedingly mortifying to any one who has been proud to call himself a student of History. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 7, May, 1858, by Various
  • But Winthrop neither endorsed nor denied her opinion; he said nothing about it; and Elizabeth was exceedingly mortified. Cited from Hills of the Shatemuc, by Susan Warner
  • At present, the same vanity is exceedingly mortified, upon finding herself abandoned by her new admirer, in favour of another inamorata. Cited from The Expedition of Humphry Clinker, Tobias Smollett
  • Besides, he had always been praised by his cousin for his tact and management, and he felt exceedingly mortified at being obliged to confess himself cornered. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. IV, Oct, 1863, Number IV, by Various
  • I do not expect to be overslaughed by a junior and should feel exceedingly mortified should such a thing occur, but would keep quiet as I have ever done heretofore. Cited from Letters of Ulysses S. Grant to His Father. . .Youngest Sister, by Grant
  • She used to walk from her cottage to our home; and once I walked with her, but was exceedingly mortified that I could not endure the walk so well as she did. Cited from Small Means and Great Ends, Edited by Mrs. M. H. Adams
  • M. Dupleix, though exceedingly mortified by this disaster, resolved to maintain the cause which he had espoused. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II, by Tobias Smollett
  • With some difficulty he prevailed on the people to continue their course about twenty-five leagues farther on, as he felt exceedingly mortified at the idea of returning to his sovereign without accomplishing the discovery on which he was sent. Cited from General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. II, by Kerr
  • I was exceedingly mortified, and cried; for, being a prime minister's son, I had firmly believed all the flattery with which I had been assured that my parts were capable of any thing. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, V4,Horace Walpole
  • Louise, on the other hand, was exceedingly mortified by the evident slight esteem in which the Marquise held Lucien's beauty. Cited from Lost Illusions, by Honore De Balzac [Tr.: Ellen Marriage]
  • Cayancura was so exceedingly mortified by this defeat, that he retired to his ulmenate, leaving the command of the army to his son, Nangoniel, a young man of great hopes and much beloved by the nation. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. 5, by Robert Kerr
  • This was exceedingly mortifying to the proud Bernards, negroes and all, and the utmost care was taken of Nina, who, nevertheless, was too much like her mother to hope for escape. Cited from Darkness and Daylight, by Mary J. Holmes
  • Left by myself on the morrow, and revolving in my mind the events of the preceding day, I had occasional doubts, which had I suffered them to prevail, would have been exceedingly mortifying. Cited from The Adventures of Hugh Trevor, by Thomas Holcroft
  • Hyson is exceedingly mortified at the occurrence, and protests that the instruments have been tampered with. Cited from The Captain of the Polestar, by A. Conan Doyle #5
  • The zamorin was exceedingly mortified by the discomfiture of his people, and severely reprimanded his chiefs for their pusillanimous conduct, in allowing themselves to be defeated by such a handful of men. Cited from General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. II, by Kerr
  • To be sent about we knew not whither, and on roads scarcely passable, would prove a serious inconvenience; and on the other hand it was exceedingly mortifying to pay for such a trifle so enormous an excise. Cited from Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel,John Yeardley
  • I appear before the public with reluctance, and am exceedingly mortified that it has fallen to my lot to treat any portion of my fellow citizens with severity; but I am nevertheless prepared to meet the sneers and frowns of those implicated. Cited from A Review of Uncle Tom's Cabin, by A. Woodward
  • Lord Holderness arrived yesterday, exceedingly mortified at not finding himself immediate secretary of state, for which purpose he was sent for; but Lord Halifax would not submit to have this cipher preferred to him. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, V2, Horace Walpole
  • I am exceedingly mortified to find myself under the hard necessity of telling you that this step is contrary to the law of nations, and the constitution of the empire; and that, if you persist in it, you will disgrace your family, and bring a stain upon your country, which you pretend to serve. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II, by Tobias Smollett