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  Definition of mortification
  1. (Christianity) the act of mortifying the lusts of the flesh by self-denial and privation (especially by bodily pain or discomfort inflicted on yourself)
  2. an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect; "he had to undergo one humiliation after another"
  3. strong feelings of embarrassment
  4. the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
Similar Words: humiliation, chagrin, necrosis, gangrene, sphacelus

 

Hyponyms: myonecrosis

 

Derivational Morphology: mortify, subdue, cricify, humiliate, chagrin, humble, abase, necrose, gangrene, sphacelate

 

Anagrams: citation form

 

 
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