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MORTIFY MEANING IN FRENCH

Definition & Synonyms


• Mortify

  1. (v. t.) To affect with vexation, chagrin, or humiliation; to humble; to depress.
  2. (v. t.) To deaden by religious or other discipline, as the carnal affections, bodily appetites, or worldly desires; to bring into subjection; to abase; to humble.
  3. (v. i.) To lose vitality and organic structure, as flesh of a living body; to gangrene.
  4. (v. t.) To destroy the active powers or essential qualities of; to change by chemical action.
  5. (v. t.) To destroy the organic texture and vital functions of; to produce gangrene in.
  6. (v. i.) To be subdued; to decay, as appetites, desires, etc.
  7. (v. i.) To practice penance from religious motives; to deaden desires by religious discipline.


Synonyms:
Abase, Chagrin, Gangrene, Humble, Humiliate, Necrose, Sphacelate, Subdue,