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Sentence count:34Posted:2016-09-20Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym:  disgrace ,  embarrass ,  humiliate ,  shame ,  wound . Similar words:  ratify ,  justify ,  gratify ,  testify ,  identify ,  artifact ,  artificial ,  portion . Meaning: [‘mɔrtɪfaɪ /’mɔː-] v. 1. practice self-denial of one’s body and appetites 2. hold within limits and control 3. cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of 4. undergo necrosis. 

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(1) Forgetting the introductory remarks really mortified me.
(2) If I told her that she’d upset him she’d be mortified.
(3) He felt mortified for his mistake.
(4) I was somewhat mortified to be told that I was too old to join.
(5) He was/felt mortified.
(6) Nora was mortified to discover that her daughter had been out drinking.
(7) She felt it would be utterly mortifying to be seen in such company as his by anyone.
(8) Jane mortified her family by leaving her husband.
(9) How mortifying to have to apologize to him!
(10) The knowledge of future evils mortified the present felicities.
(11) The teacher was mortified by his inability to answer the question.
(12) If I reduced somebody to tears I’d be mortified.
(13) Past Cat teams would have been mortified at the thought of losing four conference games.
(14) IfJoyce seemed mortified now, Lois suspected it was drama.
(15) Mortified by the twist in his sobriety, George decided to go the whole hog and join the Total Abstinence Society.
(16) From her childhood she sacrificed and mortified herself and wore a hair shirt.
(17) I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.  Jane Austen  
(18) Mortified, she turned her face and hid it in the crook of her arm.
(19) No doubt this would be considered fashionable today but the thought of going out like that mortified me.
(20) Vanity, it may be, chose to mortify itself, by putting on, for ceremonials of pomp and state(sentencedict.com), the garments that had been wrought by her sinful hands.
(21) Meanwhile, it can make tumor vascular degrade and mortify, and further block nutrient source of tissues, causing cell apoptosis.
(22) To cause to feel chagrin ; mortify or discomfit.
(23) Because they tried to mortify entirely in themselves all earthly desires, and thus they were able to attach themselves to God with all their heart and freely to concentrate their innermost thoughts.
(24) Other scholars heard that he was unwell and sent him notes made remote by their instinct that his straits must mortify him.
(25) We may imagine an ascetic who consistently chooses the sour instead of the sweet apple, in order to mortify the flesh.
(26) Disguise it, struggle with it, beat it down, stifle it, mortify it as much as one pleases, it is still alive, and will every now and then peep out and show itself…
(27) The first Sunday , in particular , their behaviours served to mortify me.
(28) When 16-year-old Natalie first started dating her boyfriend, her mother did something that would mortify most American parents: She took her to the doctor’s office to get her contraceptives.
(29) It is used for food, cosmetic, medical health product and anti- mortify for tobacco. As unsaturated acid, it also used to resin, aromatics and rubber industry.
(30) Never falsely interpret others’ good intension, because that will make yourself suffer losses and mortify others.

More similar words:  ratify ,  justify ,  gratify ,  testify ,  identify ,  artifact ,  artificial ,  portion ,  mortgage ,  abortion ,  mortality ,  supportive ,  reporting ,  proportion ,  in proportion to ,  stiff ,  modify ,  qualify ,  specify ,  nullify ,  clarify ,  classify ,  ratified ,  plaintiff ,  scientific ,  more ,  rumor ,  tumor ,  humor ,  any more . 

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mortify the deeds of the body.


Some men mortify their senses through penances for.


anything that you can think of that is likely to mortify her.


13 And you shall mortify it as your creature and quicken it as your work.


Consider what Paul says: “Mortify your members which are upon the earth” (Col.


They too had obstacles to contend with, lusts to mortify, trials to endure, hard places to fill, like any of yourselves.


6:7, he advanced against it at once to mortify its simple lesson, bending it to agree with his selections of its figurative and misconstrued use.



5 Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:.


’ ‘If you live after the flesh, you shall soon and certainly die (me>llete ajpoqnh>skein); but if you, through the Spirit, do mortify the deeds of the body, YE SHALL LIVE’ (Rom.


between my cousins, I was surprised to find how easy I felt under the total neglect of the one and the semisarcastic attentions of the other—Eliza did not mortify, nor Georgiana ruffle me.


This delay on the Colonel’s side, however, did not seem to offend or mortify his fair companion in the least, for on their breaking up the conference soon afterwards, and moving different ways, Mrs.


But how could she dare to awaken him, and let him know what he had been doing, when it would mortify him to discover his folly in respect of her? Tess, however, stepping out of her stone confine, shook him slightly, but was unable to arouse him without being violent.


Mortify in us all envy, hatred, malice, and uncharitableness; pluck up these roots of bitterness out of our minds, and give us grace to love one another with a pure heart fervently, as becomes the followers of the Lord Jesus, who has given us this as his new commandment.


sensationalist media would ride the wave of public emotion and sentiment for all it’s worth; unwittingly plotting to darken and mortify the public conscience for many years to come by beating on the same tired drum over and over and over; always keeping tragedy front and center in the public conscious instead of joy and opportunity.


She could not but smile to see the graciousness of both mother and daughter towards the very person– for Lucy was particularly distinguished–whom of all others, had they known as much as she did, they would have been most anxious to mortify; while she herself, who had comparatively no power to wound them, sat pointedly slighted by both.


to take her place, but the mother, having once overheard Levin’s lesson, and noticing that it was not given exactly as the teacher in Moscow had given it, said resolutely, though with much embarrassment and anxiety not to mortify Levin, that they must keep strictly to the book as the teacher had done, and that she had better undertake it again herself.


Her antiquity in preceding and surviving successive tellurian generations: her nocturnal predominance: her satellitic dependence: her luminary reflection: her constancy under all her phases, rising and setting by her appointed times, waxing and waning: the forced invariability of her aspect: her indeterminate response to inaffirmative interrogation: her potency over effluent and refluent waters: her power to enamour, to mortify, to invest with beauty, to render insane, to incite to and aid delinquency: the tranquil inscrutability of her visage: the terribility of her isolated dominant implacable resplendent propinquity: her omens of tempest and of calm: the stimulation of her light, her motion and her presence: the admonition of her craters, her arid seas, her silence: her splendour, when visible: her attraction, when invisible.


It was mortifying.


Her next was mortifying.


How mortifying is this?.


The experience was mortifying.


It was mortifying but it was just.


that was truly terrifying, mortifying, humiliating.


This, spoken in a cool, tranquil tone, was mortifying and baffling enough.


The thought of being stripped naked by lustful peasant girls was mortifying.


And to her the consciousness of having exceeded in words was peculiarly mortifying.


We had got well out on the country road when a somewhat mortifying incident occurred.


hould you find yourself in the mortifying position of being carted off to Training Classes, never fear.


It was mortifying to think that an assistant suffragan had struck up a personal relationship with a duke.


It continued, nothing more mortifying to the pride of our sea power has ever happened in home waters.


It was mortifying but Brooke smiled widely and said it was perfect because she thought she’d captured my essence.


Jane felt her face flush as she remembered the mortifying incident in the sandpit, where Harper had accused her of assault.


Then she reminds me that my entire livelihood is based on my mortifying myself so if I suddenly got sane I’d become unemployed.


With his gentle support, Joseph managed to survive this mortifying escapade; though he feared the residue might interfere with his future job prospects.


I’ve said I did not love her, and rather relished mortifying her vanity now and then: besides, she hurt me extremely; so I started up from my knees, and screamed out,.


That her sister’s affections were calm, she dared not deny, though she blushed to acknowledge it; and of the strength of her own, she gave a very striking proof, by still loving and respecting that sister, in spite of this mortifying conviction.


The unhealthy nature of the site; the quantity and quality of the children’s food; the brackish, fetid water used in its preparation; the pupils’ wretched clothing and accommodations—all these things were discovered, and the discovery produced a result mortifying to Mr.


Once more he was annoyed; and strange and mortifying was it to Miles, who so much hoped he had conquered his baser sides and could now no longer, by God’s grace, be shaken out of his serenity, how frequently he had allowed himself to be annoyed during the last quarter of an hour.


There was something mortifying in the way he had said ‘Come, that’s good,’ as one says to a child when it leaves off being naughty, and still more mortifying was the contrast between her penitent and his self-confident tone; and for one instant she felt the lust of strife rising up in her.


And what had Dwight got out of it? She hardly could face it, it was so extremely mortifying, but she couldn’t help thinking that what Dwight had got out of it, being a youth perhaps developed in business instincts beyond his years but in harmony with his American parentage, was her social usefulness.


Charlie wasn’t deft enough to avoid bringing a whole mortifying mound of soda bottles and newspapers and Styrofoam takeout containers crashing down around his Hush Puppies, but Sam just laughed again, and it wasn’t the kind of laughter that subtracted anything; it was a warm breeze lifting him up.


And when, in order to raise those taxes, all or the greater part of merchants and manufacturers, that is, all or the greater part of the employers of great capitals, come to be continually exposed to the mortifying and vexatious visits of the tax-gatherers, this disposition to remove will soon be changed into an actual removing.


Still, in spite of this, Albert displayed his most dazzling and effective costumes each time he visited the theatres; but, alas, his elegant toilet was wholly thrown away, and one of the most worthy representatives of Parisian fashion had to carry with him the mortifying reflection that he had nearly overrun Italy without meeting with a single adventure.


I was mortified.


I’m so mortified.


We were mortified.


She was mortified.


He looked mortified.


Thomas was mortified.


I was mortified: even.


I was extremely mortified.


She was somewhat mortified.


I was ashamed and mortified.


members, has not been mortified.


Ellie closed her eyes, mortified.


Needless to say, I was mortified.


I feel sick, mortified for my dad.


too shocked and mortified to reply.


Most of all, I was mortified about.


carcass in it, or a mortified member.


He looked mortified that he’d hurt her.


She was mortified, shocked, confounded.


Ron and Louise were mortified, of course.


mortified and horrified to their very cores.


This letter grieved and mortified Nicholas.


Noureddin, much mortified, recognised too.


Nothing mortified Levin so much as that tone.


Mortified, he stuck his hand behind his back.


Mortified colour ebbed and flowed in her cheek.


He had been mortified, sure he would be pun-.


I was too mortified to look into his eyes again.


She gave a mortified sniff and shook her head in.


! I yelled as I collapsed on the bed, mortified.


and that mortifies me.


I ought to have read more, for I find I don’t know anything, and it mortifies me.


The pride of man makes him love to domineer, and nothing mortifies him so much as to be obliged to condescend to persuade his inferiors.


Maybe, I saw the way you and your friends all idolized him, and it mortifies me that these new kids still look up to him even after his death.


Synonyms for mortify

gangrene mortify abase chagrin humble humiliate crucify subdue

Mortify definitions

1. Undergo necrosis


2. Cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of


3. Hold within limits and control


4. Practice self-denial of one’s body and appetites