mortify

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to discipline oneself by suppressing desires

Some people seek sainthood by mortifying the body. I wonder if such ascetics are masochists?.

to embarrass

I was so mortified I could have died right there, instead I fainted, but I swore I'd never let that happen to me again.

to die

The loss of blood flow caused the toe to mortify and they had to amputate the foot to save the life.

{v} to corrupt, vex, humble, subdue
To practice penance from religious motives; to deaden desires by religious discipline
hold within limits and control; "subdue one's appetites"; "mortify the flesh"
To destroy the organic texture and vital functions of; to produce gangrene in
To destroy the active powers or essential qualities of; to change by chemical action
practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
{f} shame, humiliate; get gangrene; suppress fleshly desires for spiritual discipline
If you say that something mortifies you, you mean that it offends or embarrasses you a great deal. Jane mortified her family by leaving her husband
To be subdued; to decay, as appetites, desires, etc
To lose vitality and organic structure, as flesh of a living body; to gangrene
undergo necrosis; "the tissue around the wound necrosed"
To deaden by religious or other discipline, as the carnal affections, bodily appetites, or worldly desires; to bring into subjection; to abase; to humble
To affect with vexation, chagrin, or humiliation; to humble; to depress
hold within limits and control; "subdue one's appetites"; "mortify the flesh" practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
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The act of mortifying
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The death of part of the body
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Present participle of mortify
mortifyingly
In a mortifying manner; so as to cause great embarrassment
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{n} a gangrene, vexation, humiliation
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an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect; "he had to undergo one humiliation after another"
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Hence: Deprivation or depression of self- approval; abatement of pride; humiliation; chagrin; vexation
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Death or decay of one part of a living body; gangrene or necrosis (as stated on Dictionary com)
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{i} decay of a dead body or body part, putrefaction (Pathology); humiliation; suppression of fleshly desires for spiritual discipline
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That which mortifies; the cause of humiliation, chagrin, or vexation
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(Christianity) the act of mortifying the lusts of the flesh by self-denial and privation (especially by bodily pain or discomfort inflicted on yourself)
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Destruction of active qualities; neutralization
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A sensation of extreme shame or embarrassment
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the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
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strong feelings of embarrassment
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Gangrene, necrosis
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Subjection of the passions and appetites, by penance, abstinence, or painful severities inflicted on the body
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A gift to some charitable or religious institution; nearly synonymous with mortmain
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Mortification is a strong feeling of shame and embarrassment. The chairman tried to disguise his mortification
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Deep shame and humiliation
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infection
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The act of mortifying, or the condition of being mortified The death of one part of an animal body, while the rest continues to live; loss of vitality in some part of a living animal; gangrene
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If you say that someone is mortified, you mean that they feel extremely offended, ashamed, or embarrassed. If I reduced somebody to tears I'd be mortified. extremely offended, ashamed, or embarrassed mortified to hear/find etc
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suffering from tissue death
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past of mortify
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made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride; "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street"; "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work"; "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister"
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{s} ashamed, humiliated
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Subduing the appetites, desires, etc
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Causing mortification; extremely embarrassing
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causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation; "the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles"; "it was mortifying to know he had heard every word"
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Tending to humble or abase; humiliating; as, a mortifying repulse
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causing awareness of your shortcomings; "golf is a humbling game"
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as, mortifying penances
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If you say that something is mortifying, you mean that it makes you feel extremely ashamed or embarrassed. She felt it would be utterly mortifying to be seen in such company as his by anyone
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Tending to mortify; affected by, or having symptoms of, mortification; as, a mortifying wound; mortifying flesh
mortifyingly
in an embarrassing manner; by suppressing fleshly desires; in a mortifying manner
mortifyingly
In a mortifying manner
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