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Synonyms for mortificationˌmɔr tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chagrin, humiliation, mortification(noun)

    strong feelings of embarrassment

    Synonyms:
    humiliation, sphacelus, gangrene, mortification, chagrin, abasement, necrosis

  2. necrosis, mortification, gangrene, sphacelus(noun)

    the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)

    Synonyms:
    humiliation, slough, gangrene, mortification, chagrin, necrosis, sphacelus

  3. humiliation, mortification(noun)

    an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect

    Synonyms:
    humiliation, sphacelus, gangrene, mortification, chagrin, abasement, necrosis

  4. mortification(noun)

    (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:
    humiliation, sphacelus, gangrene, chagrin, necrosis

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mortification

    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.

    Synonyms:
    chagrin, confusion, disappointment, discomposure, dismay, humiliation, shame, vexation

    Antonyms:
    delight, exultation, glory, rejoicing, triumph

    Preposition:
    He felt deep chagrin at (because of, on account of) failure.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mortification(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Med.) gangrene, SPHACELUS, NECROSIS

  2. mortification(n.)

    Synonyms:
    discontent, dissatisfaction, displeasure, vexation, chagrin, disappointment

  3. mortification(n.)

    Synonyms:
    humiliation, self-abasement, self-denial

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. mortification

    Synonyms:
    Gangrene, necrosis


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