mortifying

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Causing mortification; extremely embarrassing
Present participle of mortify
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
as, mortifying penances
causing awareness of your shortcomings; "golf is a humbling game"
Tending to humble or abase; humiliating; as, a mortifying repulse
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"
Tending to mortify; affected by, or having symptoms of, mortification; as, a mortifying wound; mortifying flesh
Subduing the appetites, desires, etc
mortify
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.

mortify
to die

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

mortify
{v} to corrupt, vex, humble, subdue
mortify
To be subdued; to decay, as appetites, desires, etc
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To lose vitality and organic structure, as flesh of a living body; to gangrene
mortify
hold within limits and control; "subdue one's appetites"; "mortify the flesh" practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
mortify
to discipline oneself by suppressing desires
mortify
To deaden by religious or other discipline, as the carnal affections, bodily appetites, or worldly desires; to bring into subjection; to abase; to humble
mortify
To affect with vexation, chagrin, or humiliation; to humble; to depress
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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
mortify
practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
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{f} shame, humiliate; get gangrene; suppress fleshly desires for spiritual discipline
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To destroy the active powers or essential qualities of; to change by chemical action
mortify
To destroy the organic texture and vital functions of; to produce gangrene in
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hold within limits and control; "subdue one's appetites"; "mortify the flesh"
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To practice penance from religious motives; to deaden desires by religious discipline
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cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
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undergo necrosis; "the tissue around the wound necrosed"
mortifying

    Silbentrennung

    mor·ti·fy·ing

    Aussprache

    Etymologie

    [ 'mor-t&-"fI ] (verb.) 14th century. Middle English mortifien, from Middle French mortifier, from Late Latin mortificare, from Latin mort-, mors.

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