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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: mortifying (0.00859 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to mortifying.
English → Indonesian
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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”
2: causing awareness of your shortcomings; “golf is a humbling
English → English
, 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.
2. To destroy the active powers or essential qualities of; to
change by chemical action. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Quicksilver is mortified with turpentine. --Bacon.
He mortified pearls in vinegar. --Hakewill.
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
With fasting mortified, worn out with tears.
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.
The news of the fatal battle of Worcester, which
exceedingly mortified our expectations. --Evelyn.
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.
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]
1. Tending to mortify; affected by, or having symptoms of,
mortification; as, a mortifying wound; mortifying flesh.
2. Subduing the appetites, desires, etc.; as, mortifying
3. Tending to humble or abase; humiliating; as, a mortifying