mortify definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in to experience shame, embarrassment, or wounded pride; humiliate.
    • To discipline (one's body and physical appetites) by self-denial or self-inflicted privation.
    • To destroy the natural texture and vital features of; to make gangrene in.
    • To destroy the energetic capabilities or essential characteristics of; to improve by chemical activity.
    • To deaden by religious or other discipline, since the carnal affections, bodily appetites, or worldly desires; to create into subjection; to abase; to humble.
    • To influence with vexation, chagrin; to depress.
    • To humiliate deeply, particularly by injuring the pleasure of; to embarrass painfully; to modest.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to train ascetic discipline or self-denial of human anatomy and its own appetites.
    • Pathology to endure mortification; become gangrenous or necrosed.
    • to reduce vigor and organic framework, as flesh of a full time income body; to gangrene.
    • to train penance from spiritual motives; to deaden desires by religious control.
    • become subdued; to decay, as appetites, desires, etc.
  • others:
    • To destroy the life of; destroy the vitality of (a part of a living body); affect with gangrene.
    • To deaden; render insensible; make apathetic.
    • to lessen in energy or power; weaken.
    • To subdue, restrain, decrease, or bring into subjection by abstinence or rigorous severities; bring under subjection by ascetic discipline or routine; topic or restrain at all, for ethical or religious factors.
    • To humiliate; depress; affect with vexation or chagrin.
    • In chem. and metallurgy, to destroy or diminish the energetic capabilities or characteristic attributes of.
    • In Scots legislation, to dispose of by mortification. See mortification, 3.
    • Synonyms To shame, chagrin. See mortification.
    • to reduce vitality and natural framework while however some for the living human body; become gangrenous.
    • In order to become languid; belong to decay.
    • becoming subdued; die away: said of inordinate appetites, etc.
  • verb:
    • hold within limitations and control
    • undergo necrosis
    • rehearse self-denial of your respective human anatomy and appetites
    • cause to feel shame; hurt the pleasure of

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