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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: mortification (0.01099 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to mortification.
English → Indonesian
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n 1: strong feelings of embarrassment [syn: chagrin
2: the localized death of living cells (as from infection or
the interruption of blood supply) [syn: necrosis
3: an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or
self-respect; “he had to undergo one humiliation after
4: (Christianity) the act of mortifying the lusts of the flesh
by self-denial and privation (especially by bodily pain or
discomfort inflicted on yourself)
English → English
, n. [F., fr. L. mortificatio a
killing. See Mortify
1. The act of mortifying, or the condition of being
(a) (Med.) 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. --Dunglison.
(b) (Alchem. & Old Chem.) Destruction of active qualities;
neutralization. [Obs.] --Bacon.
(c) Subjection of the passions and appetites, by penance,
abstinence, or painful severities inflicted on the
The mortification of our lusts has something in
it that is troublesome, yet nothing that is
2. Deep humiliation or shame, from a loss of pride; painful
embarassment, usually arising from exposure of a mistake;
[1913 Webster +PJC]
3. That which mortifies; the cause of humiliation, chagrin,
It is one of the vexatious mortifications of a
studious man to have his thoughts discovered by a
tedious visit. --L'Estrange.
4. (Scots Law) A gift to some charitable or religious
institution; -- nearly synonymous with mortmain
Syn: Chagrin; vexation; shame. See Chagrin