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Mortification

Mor`ti`fi`ca´tion
n.1.(Med.) The act of mortifying, or the condition of being mortified
2.Deep humiliation or shame, from a loss of pride; painful embarassment, usually arising from exposure of a mistake; chagrin; vexation.
3.That which mortifies; the cause of humiliation, chagrin, or vexation.
4.(Scots Law) A gift to some charitable or religious institution; - nearly synonymous with mortmain.
Noun1.mortification - strong feelings of embarrassment
Synonyms: chagrin, humiliation
2.mortification - the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
3.mortification - an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect; "he had to undergo one humiliation after another"
Synonyms: humiliation
4.mortification - (Christianity) the act of mortifying the lusts of the flesh by self-denial and privation (especially by bodily pain or discomfort inflicted on yourself)

MORTIFICATION, Scotch law. This term is nearly synonymous with mortmain.

Albigensianism, Catharism, Day of Atonement, Franciscanism, Sabbatarianism, Trappism, Waldensianism, Yoga, Yom Kippur, abasement, abashment, abstinence, anchoritic monasticism, anchoritism, asceticism, austerity, awkwardness, caries, carrion, chagrin, cold purgatorial fires, comedown, confusion, debasement, decay, decomposition, deflation, descent, discomfiture, discomposure, disconcertedness, disconcertion, disconcertment, discountenance, disgrace, distress, disturbance, dry gangrene, dry rot, dump, embarrassment, eremitism, fasting, flagellation, foulness, gangrene, gas gangrene, hair shirt, hangdog look, humbled pride, humiliation, letdown, lustration, maceration, mendicantism, moist gangrene, monachism, monasticism, necrosis, necrotic tissue, noma, penance, penitence, penitential act, penitential exercise, purgation, purgatory, puritanism, put-down, putrefaction, putrescence, putridity, putridness, rancidity, rancidness, rankness, repentance, rigor, rot, rottenness, sackcloth and ashes, self-abasement, self-abnegation, self-denial, self-diminishment, self-mortification, setdown, shame, shamefacedness, shamefastness, slough, sphacelation, sphacelus, spoilage, tooth decay, voluntary poverty
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