Verb(1) practice self-denial of one's body and appetites(2) hold within limits and control(3) cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of(4) undergo necrosis
(1) People who mortify the body in some way will always command a voyeuristic interest.(2) Many of the Christian systems chastise the body and mortify it.(3) I hope their parents were mortified when told their children were involved in this type of thing.(4) Everyone laughed at me and I was duly mortified .(5) Someone was about to get mortifyingly humiliated.(6) Everything was so mortifyingly obvious after all.(7) If I break a glass at someone else's house, I'm mortified beyond belief.(8) I am mortified that this improper, unethical and simply unacceptable breach of confidential files may have occurred on my watch.(9) I'm always mortified when something like that happens.(10) The offensive ended, mortifyingly for the marines, in a decision to pull back from both cities.(11) Asceticism and self-flagellation mortified the flesh.(12) I was totally mortified , wondering what people thought was happening in there!(13) Mum is standing over me assembling a costume and I am mortified because not only is my costume home made, it is made out of a brown paper rubbish bag.(14) ├ö├ç├┐Yeah├ö├ç┬¬ it's mortifying to know what happened to him├ö├ç├û, Maria remarked.(15) It subdues and mortifies evil desires and blasphemous thoughts as they rise within; and answers unbelief and error as they assault from without.(16) When they told us we couldn't vote I was absolutely mortified .
1. embarrass ::
2. hurt ::
3. subdue ::
4. humiliate ::
5. gangrene ::
Different Formsmortifies, mortify, mortifying
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