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1. mortification

noun. ['ˈmɔrtəfˌkeɪʃən'] strong feelings of embarrassment.

Synonyms

  • embarrassment
  • humiliation

Antonyms

  • oblique
  • juvenile
  • disembarrassment

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2. self-mortification

noun. voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing.

Synonyms

  • penalization
  • self-abasement
  • penance
  • punishment
  • penalisation

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • reward

3. mortification

noun. ['ˈmɔrtəfˌkeɪʃən'] an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect.

Synonyms

  • example
  • case
  • humiliation

Antonyms

  • proportional font
  • uncrate
  • unbox
  • unpack

4. mortification

noun. ['ˈmɔrtəfˌkeɪʃən'] (Christianity) the act of mortifying the lusts of the flesh by self-denial and privation (especially by bodily pain or discomfort inflicted on yourself).

Synonyms

  • self-discipline
  • self-denial

Antonyms

  • middle
  • beginning
  • contract

5. mortification

noun. ['ˈmɔrtəfˌkeɪʃən'] the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply).

Synonyms

  • myonecrosis
  • necrosis
  • sphacelus
  • death

Antonyms

  • indiscipline

Example sentences of the word mortification


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your stomach churns with mortification and feels like it's going to drop straight down to your feet.

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