Origin of mortification
Synonyms for mortification
Examples from the Web for mortification
Contemporary Examples of mortification
“Hey, muffins,” he calls to his children, with a “wince of mortification” at the whole scene.This Week’s Hot Reads: May 13, 2013
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Historical Examples of mortification
But, to my mortification and surprise, you persisted, and still persist.
But go on, Miss: your mortification will be the greater; that's all, child.
"Never," said Almeria, with a sudden feeling of mortification.Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10)
Belinda assured her that she felt no mortification from the disappointment.Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)
He had never been sent to school, lest he should meet with mortification.Night and Morning, Complete
late 14c., "mortifying the flesh, suppression of bodily desires," from Late Latin mortificationem (nominative mortificatio) "a killing, putting to death," from past participle stem of mortificare (see mortify). Sense of "feeling of humiliation" first recorded 1640s.