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Mortify

Mor´ti`fy
v. t.1.To destroy the organic texture and vital functions of; to produce gangrene in.
[imp. & p. p. Mortified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Mortifying .]
2.To destroy the active powers or essential qualities of; to change by chemical action.
3.To deaden by religious or other discipline, as the carnal affections, bodily appetites, or worldly desires; to bring into subjection; to abase; to humble; as, to mortify the flesh.
Mortify thy learned lust.
- Prior.
Mortify, therefore, your members which are upon the earth.
- Col. iii. 5.
4.To affect with vexation, chagrin; to depress.
5.To humiliate deeply, especially by injuring the pride of; to embarrass painfully; to humble; as, the team was mortified to lose by 45 to 0.
v. i.1.To lose vitality and organic structure, as flesh of a living body; to gangrene.
2.To practice penance from religious motives; to deaden desires by religious discipline.
This makes him . . . give alms of all that he hath, watch, fast, and mortify.
- Law.
3.To be subdued; to decay, as appetites, desires, etc.
Verb1.mortify - practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
2.mortify - hold within limits and control; "subdue one's appetites"; "mortify the flesh"
Synonyms: cricify, subdue
3.mortify - cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
4.mortify - undergo necrosis; "the tissue around the wound necrosed"
To dream that you feel mortified over your conduct, signifies that will find yourself in an embarrassing situation before those whom you wish to appear most honourable.abash, break up, bring down, canker, cast down, castigate, chagrin, chasten, confound, confuse, control, corrupt, crumble, crumble into dust, decay, decompose, deflate, discipline, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, disgrace, disintegrate, disturb, downgrade, embarrass, fall into decay, fall to pieces, fester, gangrene, go bad, go to pieces, humble, let down, mildew, mold, molder, necrose, punish, put down, put out, put to shame, putrefy, putresce, rankle, rebuff, reduce, rot, shame, sphacelate, spoil, subjugate, suppress, suppurate, throw into confusion, upset
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