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mortify

synonym (synonym of mortify)

hypernym (mortify IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of (verb.emotion)
    hurt the feelings of (verb.emotion)
     
  • hold within limits and control (verb.emotion)
    lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits (verb.social)
     
  • practice self-denial of one's body and appetites (verb.emotion)
    hold within limits and control (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.social)
    develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control (verb.social)
     
  • undergo necrosis (verb.body)
    become physically weaker (verb.body)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF mortify relation)

  • cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of (verb.emotion)
    humiliate or depress completely (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    reduce in worth or character, usually verbally (verb.emotion)
     
  • hold within limits and control (verb.emotion)
    practice self-denial of one's body and appetites (verb.emotion)
     

entail (entailment relations of mortify)

derivation (.... is derived from mortify)

  • cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of (verb.emotion)
    depriving one of self-esteem (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.feeling)
    strong feelings of embarrassment (noun.feeling)
     
  • (noun.state)
    state of disgrace or loss of self-respect (noun.state)
     
  • hold within limits and control (verb.emotion)
    (Christianity) the act of mortifying the lusts of the flesh by self-denial and privation (especially by bodily pain or discomfort inflicted on yoursel more.. (noun.act)
     
  • undergo necrosis (verb.body)
    the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply) (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.state)
    necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass (noun.state)
     
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