To deprive of esteem, self-worth, or effectiveness
To cause (a person) to be self-consciously distressed
I wanted it to be special for you and managed to mortify both of us.
mortify 1. If sin be discovered, but not mortified; if there be no endeavor to get it removed.
On the morrow the western horizon would clear again, until some such disaster as that which befell Varus would come to mortify cruelly the pride of an Augustus.
compendious way to mortify your lusts, then give Christ one look.
mortify one lust for Christ?