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Adjective: mortified  'mor-ti,fId
  1. Suffering from tissue death
    - gangrenous
  2. Made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride
    "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister";
    - embarrassed, humiliated
Verb: mortify  'mor-ti,fI
  1. Practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
  2. Hold within limits and control
    "mortify the flesh";
    - subdue, crucify
  3. Cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    "He mortified his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss";
    - humiliate, chagrin, humble, abase
  4. Undergo necrosis
    "the tissue around the wound mortified";
    - necrose, gangrene, sphacelate

See also: ashamed, unhealthy

Type of: bruise, check, condition, contain, control, curb, discipline, hold, hold in, hurt, injure, mod [informal], moderate, offend, rot, spite, train, waste, wound

Encyclopedia: Mortified