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mortify (verb), mortifies; mortified; mortifying
1. To decay and to die: The flesh on Jim's leg had mortified because it was affected by necrosis after his terrible accident.
2. To make someone feel ashamed and humiliated either on purpose or by accident: After Tom went to the barber shop and got his hair died green, he mortified his mother when he went to visit her at work!
3. To use self-imposed discipline, hardship, abstinence from pleasure: Self-inflicted pain is used to mortify an attempt to control or to put an end to one's desires and passions; especially, for religious purposes.
To cause shame or humiliation.
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