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Mortification synonyms
môr'tə-fĭ-kā'shən
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Sorrow over a person or thing gone, lost, etc.
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  1. Sorrow over a person or thing gone, lost, etc.
  2. A troubled feeling or remorse over something that has happened, esp. over something that one has done or left undone
  3. A sense of loss and longing for someone or something gone or passed out of existence:
Moral anguish arising from repentance for past misdeeds; bitter regret.
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  1. Moral anguish arising from repentance for past misdeeds; bitter regret.
  2. A deep sense of guilt or self-reproach over a wrong or blunder
  3. Pity; compassion
A feeling of embarrassment or distress because one has failed or been disappointed
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  1. A feeling of embarrassment or distress because one has failed or been disappointed
  2. A keen feeling of mental unease, as of annoyance or embarrassment, caused by failure, disappointment, or a disconcerting event:
  1. Cleansing from sin or guilt
  2. The act of purging or purifying.
  3. The act of purging, especially by the use of a purgative
(Biology) The flagellar arrangement on an organism.
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  1. (Biology) The flagellar arrangement on an organism.
  2. The act or practice of flagellating.
  3. A whipping or flogging, esp. as a religious discipline or for sexual stimulation
A state of order based on submission to rules and authority:
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  1. A state of order based on submission to rules and authority:
  2. A branch of knowledge or teaching:
  3. Punishment intended to correct or train:
The state of being abased or humbled; humiliation. [Mid 16th century]
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  1. The state of being abased or humbled; humiliation. [Mid 16th century]
The lowering of the value of a currency by reducing the amount of valuable metal in the coins.
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  1. The lowering of the value of a currency by reducing the amount of valuable metal in the coins.
  2. The act of debasing or the state of being debased; a lowering, especially in character or quality.
(Geology) A general lowering of the earth's surface by erosion or weathering.
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  1. (Geology) A general lowering of the earth's surface by erosion or weathering.
  2. A decline to a lower condition, quality, or level.
  3. A degrading or being degraded in rank, status, or condition
The state of being humiliated or disgraced; shame.
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  1. The state of being humiliated or disgraced; shame.
  2. The act of humiliating; degradation.
  3. A humiliating condition or circumstance.
Find another word for mortification. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for mortification, like: regret, remorse, chagrin, purgation, flagellation, discipline, disgrace, embarrassment, shame, penance and abasement.