- cause (someone) to feel very embarrassed or ashamed；subdue (the body or its needs and desires) by self-denial or discipline
verb: mortify, 3rd person present: mortifies, gerund or present participle: mortifying, past tense: mortified, past participle: mortified
- 1. cause (someone) to feel very embarrassed or ashamed she was mortified to see her wrinkles in the mirror 同義詞 反義詞
- 2. subdue (the body or its needs and desires) by self-denial or discipline return to heaven by mortifying the flesh 同義詞 反義詞
- 3. (of flesh) be affected by gangrene or necrosis a scratch or cut in Henry's arm had mortified 同義詞 反義詞
- cause (someone) to feel embarrassed, ashamed, or humiliated: she was mortified to see her wrinkles in the mirror
Oxford American Dictionary
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