Definition of mortification noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mortification

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌmɔːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɔːrtɪfɪˈkeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a feeling of deep shame or embarrassment synonym humiliation Imagine my mortification when I found out.