Synonyms for mortificationˌmɔr tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən
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chagrin, humiliation, mortification(noun)
strong feelings of embarrassment
necrosis, mortification, gangrene, sphacelus(noun)
the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect
(Christianity) the act of mortifying the lusts of the flesh by self-denial and privation (especially by bodily pain or discomfort inflicted on yourself)
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Chagrin unites disappointment with some degree of humiliation. A rainy day may bring disappointment; needless failure in some enterprise brings chagrin. Shame involves the consciousness of fault, guilt, or impropriety; chagrin of failure of judgment, or harm to reputation. A consciousness that one has displayed his own ignorance will cause him mortification, however worthy his intent; if there was a design to deceive, the exposure will cover him with shame.
He felt deep chagrin at (because of, on account of) failure.
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- ponížení, odumíráníCzech
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