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Definition of Mortify
Mortify Mor"ti*fy, v. i.
1. To lose vitality and organic structure, as flesh of a
living body; to gangrene.
2. To practice penance from religious motives; to deaden
desires by religious discipline.
This makes him . . . give alms of all that he hath,
watch, fast, and mortify. --Law.
3. To be subdued; to decay, as appetites, desires, etc.
MortifyMortify 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.
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.
Meaning of Mortify from wikipedia
(theology), theological doctrine Mortification
of the flesh, religious practice
of corporal mortification
is an Australian
series, co-produced by the Australian
Children's Television Foundation
and Enjoy Entertainment
- The Mortified Sessions
is an American
do****entary talk show on the Sundance cable television
by David Nadelberg
and Neil Katcher
for her roles
as Brittany Flune
in the children's television series Mortified
for the Nine Network, and as Natasha
Ham in the Seven
Network's teen drama...
talk show that debuted
2010 "The Talk" (Mortified
), an episode
A conversation between
(or a responsible
- Simply Mortified
is the second album
by BS 2000, released
6, 2001. All songs written
by BS 2000, except where
noted. "N.Y. Is...
- so hard to subdue
as pride. Disguise
with it, stifle
it as much as one pleases, it is still alive
and will every
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1995–present ****ociated acts Det Hedenske
, Bak de Syv Fjell, Gorgoroth, Wardruna, Jotunspor, Sahg, Dead to this World...
- 2016-06-03. Kelleher, Lynne
(2014-11-21). "Jennifer Aniston tells
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list for the Australian television series Mortified
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