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Mortified definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MOR'TIFIED, pp. Affected by sphacelus or gangrene.
1. Humbled; subdued; abased.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: suffering from tissue death [syn: gangrenous, mortified]
2: made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride; "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street"; "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work"; "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister" [syn: embarrassed, humiliated, mortified]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Mortified Mor"ti*fied, imp. & p. p. of Mortify.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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. 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. With fasting mortified, worn out with tears. --Harte. Mortify thy learned lust. --Prior. Mortify, rherefore, your members which are upon the earth. --Col. iii. 5. 4. To affect with vexation, chagrin, or humiliation; to humble; 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.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you say that someone is mortified, you mean that they feel extremely offended, ashamed, or embarrassed. If I reduced somebody to tears I'd be mortified. ADJ: usu v-link ADJ

Moby Thesaurus

abashed, afflicted, agitated, annoyed, ascetic, ashamed, astringent, austere, bad, beset, blushing, bothered, cankered, carious, cast down, chagrined, chapfallen, confused, contaminated, corrupt, crestfallen, crushed, decayed, decomposed, discomfited, discomforted, discomposed, disconcerted, diseased, disquieted, distressed, disturbed, embarrassed, festering, foul, gangrened, gangrenous, gone bad, hangdog, harassed, humbled, humiliated, hung up, ill at ease, infected, morbid, necrosed, necrotic, out of countenance, pathological, peccant, perturbed, poisoned, put-out, put-upon, putrefied, putrescent, putrid, red-faced, rotten, rotting, septic, shamed, shamefaced, shamefast, sphacelated, spoiled, stern, suppurating, suppurative, tainted, troubled, ulcerated, ulcerous, uncomfortable, uneasy, upset, worried


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