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Found 3 items, similar to mortifying.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: mortify membuat malu
English → English (WordNet) Definition: mortifying mortifying adj 1: 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” [syn: embarrassing] 2: causing awareness of your shortcomings; “golf is a humbling game” [syn: demeaning, humbling, humiliating]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Mortifying Mortify \Mor"ti*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mortified; p. pr. & vb. n. Mortifying.] [OE. mortifien, F. mortifier, fr. L. mortificare; L. mors, mortis, death + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See Mortal, and -fy.] 1. To destroy the organic texture and vital functions of; to produce gangrene in. [1913 Webster] 2. To destroy the active powers or essential qualities of; to change by chemical action. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Quicksilver is mortified with turpentine. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] He mortified pearls in vinegar. --Hakewill. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] With fasting mortified, worn out with tears. --Harte. [1913 Webster] Mortify thy learned lust. --Prior. [1913 Webster] Mortify, therefore, your members which are upon the earth. --Col. iii. 5. [1913 Webster] 4. To affect with vexation, chagrin; to depress. [1913 Webster] The news of the fatal battle of Worcester, which exceedingly mortified our expectations. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster] How often is the ambitious man mortified with the very praises he receives, if they do not rise so high as he thinks they ought! --Addison. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster + PJC] Mortifying \Mor"ti*fy`ing\, a. 1. Tending to mortify; affected by, or having symptoms of, mortification; as, a mortifying wound; mortifying flesh. [1913 Webster] 2. Subduing the appetites, desires, etc.; as, mortifying penances. [1913 Webster] 3. Tending to humble or abase; humiliating; as, a mortifying repulse. [1913 Webster]


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